Anthropology, M.A. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
12 months
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18800 EUR/year
7130 EUR/year
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About

MA Anthropology at University College Cork is an exciting new postgraduate degree that represents state-of -the-art in field training in ethnography, combined with cultural, political and social theory. 

Overview

Bringing together the knowledge & skills of staff at the Marginalized & Endangered Worldviews study centre and the Moral Foundations of Economy & Society research centre, taught through students’ active participation in international summer schools & colloquia, as well as classroom seminars, and with practical fieldwork opportunities in Latin America, India, and several sites throughout Europe including Ireland, this Masters degree in Anthropology from University College Cork offers a unique opportunity to gain intercultural competencies as well as professional and transferable skills. 

It will appeal to students with a strong international and intellectual outlook who seek a deeper understanding of the cultural, political and social challenges of the 21st Century.   

Career

Anthropologists can be universally employed as intercultural competency, socio-cultural reflexivity and cultural literacy represent key social and educational skills in contemporary societies. Identified career paths are

  • Research
  • Education
  • Higher Education
  • International and national politics
  • Journalism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology: Paradigms & Theories 
  • Ethnography of Music 
  • Social Pathology
  • Gender and Catastrophe 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A candidate for this MA programme must normally hold a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent
  • Candidates who hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) may also be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) subject to review by the Board of Studies.
  • As part of the application process all applicants will be required to submit: 
  • A supporting statement which should outline your intellectual biography and your reasons for pursuing postgraduate studies in Anthropology.  
  • Prospective applicants may be required to present themselves for an interview. The interviewing of overseas applicants may be conducted by Skype.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18800 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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