M.A. On Campus

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Concordia University Montréal

24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology at Concordia University Montréal enables students to conduct research into a wide array of topics including gender, colonialism, media and technology, language, environmental politics and the senses. 


Program Details

Fieldwork projects are individualized, giving you the freedom to choose a topic or/and a community to work with in consultation with your supervisor.

Concordia University Montréal students at Social and Cultural Anthropology program may choose to pursue a year-long, essay (non-thesis) option that requires them to engage in a broad and rigorous study of anthropological literature. This course of study is well-suited for students who wish to dedicate more energy to course work and those looking for a faster point of entry into a Doctoral program.

Our faculty members work all over the world on a wide range of topics, and also run local research clusters such as the Centre for Sensory Studies and the Concordia Ethnography Lab.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Identity and Difference
  • Decolonizing Anthropology
  • Ethnographic Research and Ethics
  • Writing Ethnography
  • New Directions in Anthropological Research
  • Special Topics I
  • Special Topics II
  • Professional Development Seminar.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree with honours or specialization in anthropology or joint specialization in anthropology and sociology, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) is required. An undergraduate degree with a major in anthropology, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) is considered, provided that the background preparation is acceptable.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Social and Cultural Anthropology
Concordia University Montréal


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!