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Anthropology, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #310 (QS) ,
MA Anthropology at UCC is an exciting new postgraduate degree that represents state-of -the-art in field training in ethnography, combined with cultural, political and social theory. 

About

 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 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.   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Anthropology: Paradigms & Theories 
  •  Ethnography, Practice and Writing 
  •  International Political Anthropology Summer School 1 
  •  International Political Anthropology Summer School 2
  • Economy and Society Summer School 1 
  •  Economy and Society Summer School 2 
  • International MEWSC Anthropology Winter School 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A supporting letter which should outline your intellectual biography and your reasons for pursuing postgraduate studies in Anthropology.  
  • A research proposal which should outline, as precisely as possible, a research topic on which you propose to write a dissertation. It should identify a question, issue or problem; develop hypotheses concerning the problem; show the theoretical framework within which the problem and hypotheses are formulated; and indicate the ethnographic fieldwork method(s) which you will apply. 
  • Prospective applicants may be required to present themselves for interview. The interviewing of overseas applicants may be conducted by skype.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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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.

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