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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology [Graduate]


Department of Anthropology
13-15 Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H4
E-mail: anthgrad@ualberta.ca
www.anthropology.ualberta.ca

General Information


The Department of Anthropology offers the Master of Arts (thesis-based), Master of Arts in Humanities Computing (thesis-based) and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Students contemplating graduate work in Anthropology should direct their inquiries to the Associate Chair (Graduate Programs) of the Department.

If you wish to be considered by the Department for nomination for a recruitment scholarship, a completed application is due November 15.

Deadline for receipt of completed applications for admission is January 5.

Entrance Requirements


The Department's minimum admission requirements are

  1. For the MA programs (thesis-based), a four-year undergraduate degree with a grade point average of 3.3 in the last ★60 (or equivalent) at the University of Alberta or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  2. For the PhD program, a thesis based master's degree; and a grade point average of 3.3 in the last ★60 (or equivalent) of undergraduate or graduate study at the University of Alberta or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. In exceptional cases, the department may grant admission to the PhD program directly from a bachelor's program in Anthropology. Generally, students with a degree in a concentration other than Anthropology are advised to complete at least one year as a special student or a qualifying student before applying for a graduate degree program.

Where applicable (refer to English Language Requirement ), candidates must have a minimum satisfactory score on one of the following approved English language examinations in order to be considered for admission: TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 88 (internet-based); MELAB score of 85; IELTS overall band score of 6.5; CAEL overall score of 60 with at least 60 on each subtest; PTE overall score of 59.

Financial Assistance


Graduate teaching and research assistantships and a number of scholarships are available to qualified students.

Graduate Courses


Graduate courses can be found in Course Listings , under the subject heading Anthropology (ANTHR).