Master of Anthropology (Advanced) at Australian National University, Australia

The Master of Anthropology (Advanced) program at the Australian National University places a heavy emphasis on anthropological theory and methodologies in order to create graduates who are ready to engage in applied research contexts in the public and private sectors or to pursue a PhD.

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Description


The Master of Anthropology (Advanced) program at the Australian National University places a heavy emphasis on anthropological theory and methodologies in order to create graduates who are ready to engage in applied research contexts in the public and private sectors or to pursue a PhD. 


Students who complete the program are given a foundational understanding of anthropological and ethnographic theory and technique. Research and analysis lessons, a variety of optional language studies, field schools, internship opportunities, and a thesis option are used to impart this expertise. 


Following rigorous teaching in anthropological theory and ethnographic methods, we offer graduates thematic advancement catered to their interests and chosen job path.

What you will study

The Master of Anthropology requires completion of 72 units, which must include:

  1. Compulsory research and capstone courses(24 units)

  2. Anthropology disciplinary courses(24 units)

  3. Thesis project (24 units)

Learning Outcomes 

  1. Learn how to conduct ethnographic research and when to do it.

  2. Determine which anthropological methods are most appropriate for a given study or policy problem.

  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the evolution of anthropological thought and the various ethnographic methods utilized at different times.

  4. Describe and demonstrate the advantages of conducting ethnographic research in a specific setting..

  5. Develop strategies for ethnographic-based research that are prepared for deployment in a certain field of work or study.

  6. Utilize anthropological expertise to find solutions to issues in cross-cultural work environments.

Career Opportunities

  1. Archivist, Curator, or Museum Worker

  2. Survey Researcher

  3. Market Research Analyst

  4. Anthropologist

  5. Sociologist and many more.

Admission Requirements

According to the English language requirements of the Australian National University's admissions policy.


  1. A bachelor's degree in a related field, or its foreign equivalent, with a minimum GPA of 6.0/7.0


  1. a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent abroad AND a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a comparable discipline with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0


A selected supervisor's approval is required for the thesis or research project. Students must obtain the written approval of a designated supervisor in order to enroll in the thesis component one semester prior to the start of the thesis semester. 


The Master of Anthropology program will be transferred to students who do not have a supervisor's written approval one semester in advance or whose supervisor later departs the institution or is on leave from the institution.

Tuition fees and Scholarships

Tuition Fee 

  • Indicative annual fee for international students : $45,360

  • Indicative annual fee for domestic students: $30,680

Scholarships

ANU offers a range of scholarships to help students with the expense of their education.

You might not be qualified to apply for all ANU scholarships, depending on the conditions of the scholarship and the type of student you are. Information about the specific scholarship application process is provided in the corresponding scholarship listing.


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