Anthropology, M.A. | University of Waterloo | Waterloo, Canada
18 months
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15392 AUD/year
4508 AUD/year
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About

From prehistoric humanity all the way to contemporary cultural diversity, anthropologists engage with a wide range of issues and phenomena that affect individual and public life. We offer a master degree in Anthropology at University of Waterloo. 

Overview

University of Waterloo's Anthropology research and teaching expertise covers three major sub-fields of the discipline: sociocultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, and biological (physical) anthropology.

Key Features 

  • All Canadian students who meet our eligibility requirements receive funding, usually in the form of a teaching assistantship combined with scholarship monies. 
  • Also, the Anthropology department has limited additional funding available to defray the costs of student research.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Technologies of Being Human
  • Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Issues in Contemporary Indigenous Communities in Canada
  • Paleopathology of Health and Disease
  • Archaeology of Complex Cultures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours Bachelor's degree with at least a 75% overall standing with 78% in the major. The expectation is that the undergraduate degree will be in Anthropology, but students with at least 5 courses in Anthropology may be admitted as long as these were part of a major in another social science or humanities program. The program will also accept students with a background in the natural sciences, as long as the 5 Anthropology courses they have taken include content in both ethnography and anthropological theory.
  • Students must demonstrate to the Advisory Committee competence in theory and methods adequate for study at the graduate level, e.g., through completing undergraduate courses which include these topics.
  • Two academic references
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7696 AUD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4508 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2254 AUD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
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Funding

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