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Master of Anthropology

Pursue your passion for cross-cultural understanding around the world with a Master of Anthropology. And there’s no better place for it than ANU. We are one of the world’s leading centres for anthropological teaching and research, with more than 40 anthropologists working in the University. Your master’s degree will draw on their world-renowned expertise in the anthropology of Australia, the Pacific and Asia, covering diverse topics in the areas of cultural, social medical, development and many other fields of anthropology.

Admissions Requirements

Domestic

  1. A Bachelor degree with an average mark of at least 65%. Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.
  2. All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

International

  1. A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least 65%. Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units(one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.
  2. All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
Career opportunities: 

A Master of Anthropology will advance your career working in cultural institutions, the public service, non-government organisations, academia, or any professional area requiring an understanding of anthropology.

Further studies: 

Master of Anthropology (Advanced)

In this advanced option you complete a thesis instead of a semester of electives, which allows you to have a stronger research focus to your master’s qualification

Admissions requirements

By transfer from the Master of Anthropology, with a weighted average mark of at least 70% in the first 72 units of course work attempted as well as the approval of an identified supervisor for the research project/thesis. If the total number of units attempted exceeds 72 in the same teaching period in which the 72nd unit is attempted, exactly 72 units will be used in the calculation of the weighted average mark with units from the course with the highest mark applied first followed by further units from courses in descending order of marks.Students will be awarded up to 72 units of course credit for completed courses listed in this Masters (Advanced) degree.

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