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Anthropology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) St. John's, Canada
At the graduate level we offer a coursework-based MA program in Anthropology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. We also offer a one-year graduate diploma which does not require research. 

Overview

Many of our former graduate students have gone on to become professional anthropologists. Others have used anthropology to build careers in fields such as journalism, filmmaking, and public policy. In recent decades, the Department has placed a strong emphasis on the use of film and video in our research projects and has established a Visual Anthropology Unit, comprised of several faculty members and graduate students. 

This master in Anthropology is available at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. A number of graduate students have been able to produce ethnographic films to accompany their thesis research. All graduate students have access to the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork, which houses a range of recording and processing equipment, including audio and video recorders and editing equipment, as well as a highly skilled full-time staff member to provide technical support and training.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Anthropologists In Field
  • Aboriginal Peoples North
  • Cultural Formations
  • Anth of the Global Economy
  • Fieldwork Methods
  • War and Globalization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1-2 years

  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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    550

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Tuition (NL students): MA: $635-$1,313/semester

Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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