Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Social and Cultural Anthropology (MA)

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:*
International: $13,517

Approximate total program costs in Canadian dollars (based on 2016-2017 rates). Amounts include tuition, compulsory fees, health and dental plan as well as international health insurance.


These are estimations of tuition fees for students enrolled in a fall term and who complete all degree requirements in 4 consecutive terms (45-credit Master’s programs),

To estimate the cost of your education at Concordia and learn how tuition fees are calculated visit, concordia.ca/tuitionandfees

Careers:Anthropologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
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 28, 2017

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