Masters in Anthropology

The field of anthropology is also known as the scientific are of humanity studies and explores similarities and divergence between human beings and animals. Moreover, anthropology deals with the origins, biologic features, social and physical factors, as well as cultural characteristics of human beings.Anthropology has four sub-disciplines: archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology and cultural anthropology. Despite many similarities between each sub-discipline, the different analysis, techniques and models are used. Cognitive science, ethnic studies and global studies were derived from anthropology as additional disciplines. Anthropology tends to be highly empirical and basically focuses on holistic phenomena. The field also pays a huge attention to cultural aspects and ethnographic research. Graduates can work as university teachers, community development workers, journalists, social workers, human resources managers, race relations workers, international organization administrators, charity officers, museum education officers and etc.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Anthropology and Development Studies M.Sc. Anthropology and Development Studies
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • International € 9,232 per year
  • 12 months

Radboud University’s unique Master's programme in Anthropology and Development studies is at the cutting edge of social and cultural anthropology as well as development studies. The Master’s programme gives you a multidisciplinary perspective on the most relevant current local and global issues. It includes subjects like health, environment, mobility, multiculturalism and transnational networks.

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Anthropological Research Methods and Nepali M.A. Anthropological Research Methods and Nepali
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 7,260 per year
  • International € 16,090 per year
  • 24 months

This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) in Nepal with the necessary skills (disciplinary, linguistic, methodological).

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Anthropology M.A. Anthropology
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 830 per semester
  • International € 830 per semester
  • € 830 per semester
  • 24 months

Anthropology at Estonian Institute of Humanities is nurtured by a cosmopolitan staff whose regional research interests cover the Baltics, Scandinavia, South America, Caribbean, Turkey, India, New Zealand, and the UK. The programme aims to find new connections between disciplines and projects rely on different multi-media methods such as film, photography, sound recordings, interactive media and museum installations.

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Global Gateway Program - Humanities and Social Sciences Pre-Bachelor Global Gateway Program - Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Any time
  • International $ 18,525 per semester
  • 4 months

For international students who meet The University of Vermont admissions requirements but don't yet have the required English language level, the University of Vermont Global Gateway Program - Humanities and social sciences provides an undergraduate degree pathway that combines English training with 28-30 University course credits (equivalent to Year 1 of a bachelor's degree); or 14-15 University course credits for the 1-term program.

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International Year One - Anthropology Pre-Bachelor International Year One - Anthropology
  • Any time
  • International $ 12,875 per semester
  • 9 months

International Year One - Anthropology is offered by The International Study Center at James Madison University which will give you the tools and knowledge necessary to start you successful degree and career.

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Anthropology (MA, MSc, PhD) M.A. Anthropology (MA, MSc, PhD)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 4,052 per year
  • International £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

Anthropology prides itself on its inclusive and interdisciplinary focus. It takes a holistic approach to human society, combining biological and social perspectives.

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International Master's Programme in Environmental Social Science M.Sc. International Master's Programme in Environmental Social Science
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • International € 9,630 per year
  • 24 months

The International Master's Programme in Environmental Social Science offered at Stokholm University discusses how science, policies and practices interact with power relations. How are environmental issues and their solutions defined and understood, and how does vulnerability create unequal conditions?

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Techno-Anthropology M.Sc. Techno-Anthropology
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 0 per year
  • International € 8,600 per year
  • 24 months

The masters programme in Techno-Anthropology combines competence in carrying out anthropological studies of techno-science cultures with technological insight. You deal with collaboration between technical experts in different settings and other stakeholder groups, e.g. consultancy firms, R&D departments at multinational companies, advisory bodies, international organisations, public institutions, think tanks, NGOs, or universities.

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Applied Anthropology M.A. Applied Anthropology
  • Aug 2016
  • National $ 8,456 per year
  • International $ 8,456 per year
  • Not specified

The Master of Arts in Applied Anthropology at Humboldt State University is a rigorous yet flexible degree program focused on building relevant and competitive skills for the application of anthropological perspectives, methods, and theories to real-world issues and a diverse array of careers in today’s academic, non-academic, and increasingly global job market.

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