The graduate Anthropology program offered by University of Saskatchewan has a focus on medical anthropology and environmental anthropology.
Our location and local connections also make us a leader in community-based and collaborative research with Indigenous peoples, with an emphasis on health, governance, land claims, and traditional ecological knowledge.
Medical anthropology - the cross-cultural study of health, illness, and health systems - remains one of the fastest growing sub-fields of anthropology. It is unique in that it places central importance on the role of culture in understanding human suffering, response to illness, and resilience, and this sets it apart from cognate fields like medical sociology, health psychology, or community health.
Environmental anthropology is a rapidly emerging and timely sub-field of anthropology. Environmental anthropologists study not only how the environment shapes human culture and society, but also how humans shape the environment, and offers an understanding of human dimensions of environmental problems, leading to more effective solutions. Like medical anthropology, a sophisticated understanding of culture is found at the core of this sub-field.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Contemporary Anthropological Theory
- Ethnographic Theory and Method
- Medical Anthropology
- Environmental Anthropology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Late applications may be considered but most awards are made in February and March.
DisciplinesAnthropology View 23 other Masters in Anthropology in Canada
- Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.
- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
- Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research
International6730 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6730 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National4260 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4260 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 €6000 to cover your tuition fees.