York University - Graduate Studies

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Anthropology – Social

York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Anthropology, Other
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145


The Master’s program in Anthropology allows you to develop your skills in critical thinking, increase your knowledge of anthropological theory and methods, and gain specialized knowledge in a particular area of research. Through the development of a major research paper (MRP), the Master’s program prepares you for a career outside of the academy and/or provides you with a stepping-stone to Doctoral level study.


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 (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Graduates with an honours degree in Anthropology or a related discipline with at least a "B+" average in the last two years of study, may be admitted to the MA program. Applicants with a "B" average may be considered only if they can offer exceptional ("B+" or better) grades in anthropology courses.

A sample of written work is also required.

* 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 November 26, 2022