MASTERSTUDIES

14 Master of Science Degrees in Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humans, their development, and their cultures. If you are interested in expanding your knowledge in this field, you may benefit by pursuing a Master of Science (MSc) in Anthropology.

One of the first questions you may have when you learn more about this degree is, what is an MSc in Anthropology? This degree gives students the ability to study anthropological theory and analysis as well as different approaches to studying contemporary society. Students may spend time participating in classwork, but a large majority of their time will likely be spent performing fieldwork.

One of the main benefits of pursuing a master’s degree in anthropology is that it will help graduates develop a strong foundation in anthropological research methods. Not only will students be able to refine their research skills, but they may also be able to work with those in this field that have pioneered new research methods and studied many different cultures throughout the world.

How much it costs to obtain an MSc in Anthropology depends on a variety of different factors. These factors may include the length of the program, the institution attended, and the cost of tuition at that particular school. Carefully research the costs of each program before applying.

With a master’s degree in anthropology, graduates can work in an educational setting helping others understand various cultures throughout the world. However, for those who would prefer not to teach, careers are possible as researchers, human resources officers, community development workers, local government officers, or in any other position that requires advanced knowledge of cultural systems.

Students interested in obtaining a master’s degree in anthropology should start taking some necessary steps to prepare. Often, online classes are available for students living in remote areas or who need to juggle the demands of both school and work. To find out more about available programs, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

14 Results in Anthropology Filter

Master in Cultural Anthropology: Sociocultural Transformation

Utrecht University
MSc
Sep 2021
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2 years
English
Campus

This two-year Master has a strong international focus, and it introduces you to the complex interplay of cultural diversity and power in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the C ...

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MSc in Ecology and Evolution

University of Groningen
MSc
01 Sep 2021
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24 months
01 May 2021
English
Campus

The MSc in Ecology and Evolution is a combination of in-depth training and the opportunity for designing a tailor-made program in ecology and evolution. In our program, studen ...

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MSc Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology

Leiden University
MSc
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Full-time
English
Campus

The Master's program in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology focuses on the everyday practices of individuals, groups, and communities worldwide and how to situate ...

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MSc in Economics and Business Administration - Market Anthropology

University of Southern Denmark
MSc
01 Sep 2021
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2 years
01 Mar 2021
English
Campus

This Master’s program is a response to the growing global demand for anthropological insights which can be used strategically when navigating global and local markets. Being t ...

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MSc in Anthropology and Development Studies

Radboud University
MSc
Sep 2021
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Full-time
01 Mar 2021
English
Campus

This unique Master's programme, which is at the cutting edge of social and cultural anthropology as well as development studies, also includes knowledge derived from sociology ...

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Masters of Science in Family and Community Sevices

University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
MSc
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2 years
English
Online

There may be no greater calling than working to improve the lives of children and families. UNA's M.S. in Family Studies offers students the opportunity to advance their caree ...

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MSc Evolution of Language & Cognition

University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
MSc
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Part-time
English
Campus

The Evolution of Language and Cognition programme is a unique and fascinating interdisciplinary programme which focuses on the treatment of language as a dynamic evolving syst ...

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MSc in Social Anthropology

Lund University
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

This Master’s programme is strongly research-based. It combines deep subject knowledge with broadened perspectives and links with wider society. The programme applies deep and ...

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Master of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies (Leuven)

KU Leuven
MSc
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Full-time
English
Campus

KU Leuven's Advanced Master of Cultural Anthropology and development Studies (CADES) brings together students and professionals from all over the world, involved in consultanc ...

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MSc in Ethnobotany

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
MSc
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Part-time
English
Campus

Ethnobotany is quintessentially interdisciplinary, involving knowledge and use of plants and their ecology in the context of their cultural, social and economic significance.

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MSc in Anthropology

Catholic University Of Cameroon
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

The world has undergone profound social, economic and cultural changes in the last two decades beginning with the collapse of the global bipolar divide of the post- World War ...

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Master in Cultural Anthropology: Sustainable Citizenship

Utrecht University
MSc
Sep 2021
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Full-time
English
Campus

This Master’s degree programme will train you to work as an academic professional. Along with classic methods and skills, the programme allows you to acquire applied and pract ...

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Master of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Leuven)

KU Leuven
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

Anthropology studies the socializing, meaning-making and world-building practices of humans in different places, networks and settings, all around the world. Social and cultur ...

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MSc in Biological Anthropology

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
MSc
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Part-time
English
Campus

This programme places a strong emphasis on critical thinking and understanding of both the broad field of Biological Anthropology and the specialisms within. Core to the progr ...

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