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Anthropology

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

M.A.
12 months
Duration
13328 USD/year
13328 USD/year
3252 USD/year
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About

The Anthropology program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is designed to meet the needs of two groups of students.

Overview

The Anthropology program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers two tracks:

  • General Anthropology track is recommended for those preparing for doctoral education or for teaching at the community college level. 
  • The Applied Anthropology track is recommended for students seeking expanded skills for employment in our increasingly inter-cultural and international world. 

Coursework in the M.A. program will build skills in data collection, analysis, and interpretation and the application of anthropological perspectives to both theoretical and practical community problems. Internships are available for interested students. 

The program requires 33 credit hours, including 15 hours of core courses. Students will conclude the program with either a research thesis or applied practicum and project report, and an oral defense.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Anthropology
  • Theory in Cultural Anthropology
  • Issues in Archaeological Practice
  • Evolutionary Theory
  • Language and Culture
  • Ethnographic methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The online application.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on a candidate’s academic and professional promise, at least two from academic referees.
  • A statement of purpose that discusses the applicant’s specific interests in anthropology and professional goals.
  • Transcripts from all colleges or universities attended.
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required
  • An application fee.
  • International applicants should consult the special information provided on the website of the Graduate School. Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency through an acceptable score on the TOEFL or comparable exam.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6664 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1626 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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