University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Archaeology (MA)

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Archeology
Description:Our faculty members in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology believe that study and research must be grounded in rigorous training, as well as in extensive field experience. This thesis-based degree provides that hands-on approach, with students benefiting from the university’s world-class field and lab investigations from Western Canada, the circumpolar North, Asia, Africa, Latin America, to the Caribbean. Research areas in this program include cultural heritage management, development of complexity, ethnoarchaeology, human-environment interaction, landscape, paleobotany, bioarchaeology, social identity and more.

URL:Archaeology (MA) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,423

Cost shown is for the first year of studies.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Students admitted to the M.A. program will normally have a B.A. or B.Sc. in Archaeology or Anthropology with a GPA of at least 3.3 in the last two years of program or over the last 10 full course equivalents.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to have a four year Arts baccalaureate degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution, and a minimum of 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
    Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the first year of studies.

    * 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 December 21, 2018