Digging deep into the area of study that interests you as either a full- or part-time M.A. student, you will prepare yourself for a future in higher education, field and lab research, museums, cultural-heritage tourism, or heritage management.
At Trent University, your experience will be based on the Anthropology graduate program’s more than 40-year track record of educational excellence, and inspired by real-life learning. Three full-year courses and the research required for the completion of a thesis will see you explore the complexities of human biology and culture. Consider topics of societal importance through archaeological, biological, ethnographic, or linguistic research. Faculty members and students before you have undertaken fieldwork across Canada, in the U.S. southwest, in Mesoamerica, the Mediterranean, South and Southeast Asia, and Papua New Guinea. Their investigations have focused on mortuary practices, forensics, settlement patterns, civilization collapse, art, religion, and much more.
- Benefit from Trent’s top-notch facilities and an emphasis on individual instruction.
- Study at the intersection of physical sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.
- See the world and while doing original research on a topic that you love.
- Gain the skills employers of today want – adaptability, resourcefulness, and versatility.
Graduates of Trent’s Anthropology M.A. program are well-equipped to pursue an array of professional careers, including:
- Museum Curator
- Academic Anthropologist (teacher and researcher)
- Corporate Anthropologist / Market Researcher
- Policy Analyst
- Language Revitalization
- Public Health Professional
- Urban Planner
- Cultural Heritage Management Consultant
- Heritage Tourism Consultant/Planner/Administrator
- Heritage Education Program Coordinator
- Tour Operator/Guide
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Method and Theory in Archaeology
- Problems in SE Asian Archaeology
- Research Design
- Special Topics
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArchaeology Anthropology History View 23 other Masters in Anthropology in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- B.A. or B.Sc. honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in Anthropology or a related field, or equivalent
- Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)
- A foundation in appropriate research methodology
International21267 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21267 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National8929 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8929 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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