Anthropology (MA)

Master degree
12 months
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: £16,400
Domestic tuition: £5,900

Program overview

The MA in Anthropology is taught within five different research platforms as listed below. The MA consists of six taught modules and a dissertation (which is triple-weighted): - Anthropology of Conflict -Anthropology of Ireland -Cognition and Culture -Ethnomusicology -Social Anthropology Depending on the specialism chosen, students take a combination of compulsory and optional modules. Students also participate in the weekly Anthropology Postgraduate Seminar were MA/PhD students present their on-going research and in addition attend the weekly Anthropology Research Seminar where established academics discuss their work. Students also have the option to audit an undergraduate module and participate in various music ensembles.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



International Students Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject, including Anthropology, Sociology and Cultural Studies or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. English level test results Official transcript of previous documents of education For information on international qualification equivalents, check the specific information for your country on the website:

Career opportunities

Graduates have pursued careers in a wide range of fields, such as research (academic and non-academic), teaching, music therapy, consultancy, development and charity work, museum and heritage posts, journalism and radio broadcasting. Among those who have pursued academic careers, not all have done so within anthropology - several have taken posts in related disciplines. Others have found positions within governmental and non-governmental organisations abroad.

Campus location

Belfast , United Kingdom

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