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.
Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage Management Non-Thesis MA Program will not recruit students for 2013-2014 Academic Year.
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.
The programme in Anthropology and Development questions traditional paradigms and gives you the assets for in-depth understanding of the most relevant current local and global issues with regards to social and cultural anthropology and development.
The one-year International Master’s Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa is dedicated to creating and nurturing a new generation of Holocaust researchers and educators.
The aim of the study Programme is to educate professionals of sociocultural anthropology in possession of high intercultural competences and ability to work efficiently in the global transnational and multicultural society by being able to explain the dynamics of contemporary human condition through the holistic and comparative perspective and to address social practices, political strategies, and cultural meanings with reference to ethnographic methodology and anthropological theorizing.
Do you want to learn to understand and explain society by developing advanced research skills opening up policy-making positions in public, private and research institutions? Then this is the right Master’s program for you!
Contemporary cultural and social anthropology aims to understand and explain particular ways of living and doing in societies all over the world, among different groups of people. Contemporary social and cultural anthropology aims to understand and explain the differences and commonalities between different lifestyles found in societies of the world.
The Master’s degree programme in prehistoric archaeology raises the big questions about the origin of culture. Traces of the prehistoric times in the form of material artefacts are studied with a view to explaining the trends in human history, especially in Southern Scandinavia. Although there is a focus on Scandinavia, the history is also studied in a broader European perspective from the beginning of the Stone Age until the end of the Viking Age.
The programme in educational anthropology is based on research-based methodologies, theories and conceptualisations concerning questions of cultural dynamics, culturalisation processes and cultural forms of mediation in real and virtual social contexts.
The master's Cultural anthropology: Sociocultural transformations allows you to develop the knowledge, attitude and skills needed to evaluate and conduct excellent research in this relevant field.
In this programme a strong emphasis is placed on field archaeology, with an additional focus on ecology and geology.
The Master Programme in the Humanities focuses on theoretical and methodological developments in the humanities, as well as on more practical skills and competences pertinent to professional careers. The Master Programme provides you with tools to better understand today’s globalised world of encounters between peoples, cultures and societies.