Anthropology: Anthropology MA

Master of Arts​

Program Description

The department offers a Master of Arts degree program, both full-time and part-time. The full-time option normally extends over a 12-month period lasting from September to September.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Anthropology’s additional admission requirements stated below.

  • B+ average or equivalent.

  • Applicants must satisfy the department that they have the appropriate background to enter a particular program of graduate study.

  • Two letters of reference.

  • A brief statement of interest (not exceeding 1,000 words).

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. Students must complete 3.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) including:

    • 0.5 FCE: ANT 3047H or ANT 4020H or ANT 6100H

    • 1.0 FCE: ANT 2000Y

    • 2.0 FCEs, of which at least 1.0 FCEs must be in Anthropology

    • Exceptions to coursework requirements must be approved by the advisor and Graduate Coordinator.

Program Length

3 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S);
6 sessions part-time

​Time Limit

3 years full-time;
6 years part-time