York University - Graduate Studies

Social Anthropology

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Anthropology
Description:Program focuses on the social/cultural anthropology of contemporary societies; flexibility is emphasized. The small size of the program makes it ideally suited to students who are independent thinkers and who value flexibility, yet who also seek individual attention and supervision. The program concentrates on areas of change and complexity in social and cultural life at levels ranging from local to global.

Fieldwork focuses on political, social and cultural locations in interconnected worlds as well as in particular regions. This program prepares students for careers as professional anthropologists and for diverse occupations with national and international agencies and other professions.
URL:Social Anthropology at York University - Graduate Studies
Careers:Anthropologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]

Three recommendations required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 21, 2014