M.A. On Campus


Western University - Canada

24 months
12656 CAD/year
4240 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Anthropology from Western University - Canada is dedicated to documenting and understanding human beings.


Anthropology from Western University - Canada takes as its starting proposition the idea that we can only reach such an understanding by studying people wherever and whenever they have occurred and from both a cultural and biological perspective. As such, it is one of the most diverse academic disciplines and draws its inspirations from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities.

Graduates with Anthropology from Western University - Canada will be able to research in the following fields:

  • Applied Archaeology
  • Archaeology and Bioarchaeology
  • Sociocultural Anthropology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology 
  • Methods in Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Displacement & Diasporas
  • Sociocultural Anthro – Reading and Writing Ethnography 
  • Theory in Archaeology 
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Digital Archaeology and Digital Heritage 
  • Theory in Sociocultural Anthropology 
  • Discourse & Society 
  • Anthropology & Embodiment 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year degree, honours or the equivalent, in anthropology, or an equivalent background in social sciences and/or the intended specialty.
  • At least a 78% or a B+ average for all available 3rd and 4th year courses.
  • Students who do not have a degree in anthropology may be required to take specific courses to fill in their background in preparation for admission to the graduate program. Please consult the Graduate Chair for clarification.
  • For admission to the applied archaeology stream, we also take into account professional experience gained since completion of undergraduate studies.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Academic background
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • Application fee
  • A sample of written work
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12656 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6328 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4240 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2120 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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