University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

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Anthropology (M.A.)

University of New Brunswick - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Anthropology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,202


The Anthropology Department offers a Master of Arts (MA) program in socio-cultural anthropology, biological anthropology and archaeology. In socio-cultural anthropology, a range of geographical areas is covered, including Atlantic Canada, northeastern North America, Latin America, Oceania, and Southeast Asia. In biological anthropology, the focus is on medical anthropology, while in archaeology, the focus is the Maritime Provinces and adjacent areas of Canada and the United States. Students benefit from a small-group learning environment that facilitates intensive study of contemporary issues in anthropology.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73 to 85
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The normal admission requirement is a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology with at least a 3.0 (B) average. A candidate may be required to take a qualifying year when it is felt that he/she lacks sufficient background in anthropology. Students with a standing less than 3.7 will be unlikely to get funding and thus may not be admitted.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to submit a complete application, including three references, a one-page statement describing their interest, and a writing sample (e.g. and undergraduate paper).

    * 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 October 04, 2022