Anthropology & Development, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13000
    Tuition (Year)
    5500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The MA in Anthropology & Development is a one year taught master’s programme designed for development and humanitarian aid professionals (and those who envisage such a career) who would like to add an anthropological perspective to their development expertise. The course provides a holistic and critical approach to culture, the inevitable context of all relief and development activity. The MA course is quite intensive and is designed for students with a background in anthropology.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Students with no background in anthropology are encouraged to pursue the Postgraduate Certificate in Anthropology & Development.

Career Options

An anthropology degree provides an excellent preparation for a wide variety of fields in both public and private sectors, and is an especially good foundation for an international career. Anthropology has become increasingly important as a job skill in the context of globalisation, where a deeper understanding of cultural difference is crucial, both locally and internationally. Our graduates go on to employment in a wide variety of careers in community work, education, the health professions, product design, international aid and development projects, NGO work, business and administration, and more. The MA course in Anthropology & Development in particular prepares graduates for careers in international development and NGO work.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Topics in anthropology and development - part I
  • Introduction to anthropology & development
  • Theory & ethnographic practice II
  • Theory and ethnographic practice IV
  • Thesis
  • Topics in anthropology and development - part II
  • Topics in anthropology and development - part III
  • Theory and ethnographic practice I
  • Theory and ethnographic practice III

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

BA degree (2.2 or higher) in Anthropology or cognate discipline, or a recognised international equivalent.

Minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
  • TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
  • TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
  • PTE (Pearson): 62

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13000 International
  • EUR 5500 EU/EEA

Funding

For information on US Financial Aid please visit http://international.nuim.ie/usfinancialaid

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