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Social and Cultural Anthropology (MA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Anthropology
Description:The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Social and Cultural Anthropology provides general training in the social and cultural organization of human societies. Graduates gain interdisciplinary skills to work effectively as consultants, mediators in multicultural contexts, or to pursue further studies in anthropology at the doctoral level.

The M.A. program has four objectives: to sensitize students to their ethical responsibilities as anthropologists; to provide students with opportunities to conduct fieldwork; to help students develop a critical understanding of anthropological theory; and to encourage experimentation with the medium, form and style of ethnographic presentation.
URL:Social and Cultural Anthropology (MA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,233
National: $9,994
International: $21,116
Careers:Anthropologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

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

    An undergraduate degree with honours or specialization in sociology, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) is required. An undergraduate degree with a major in sociology, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B average) will also be considered provided that the background preparation is acceptable. Applicants with degrees in cognate disciplines with higher grade point averages will also be considered.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 July 24, 2018

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