Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

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 35 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.

Designed for

Students with a background in another field, who have developed an interest in anthropology

Structure

96 units of coursework. Students must complete the 24 compulsory courses. The remaining 72 units consist of 48 units of core disciplinary courses, and 24 units of free electives which can be used to take almost any course on campus (subject to availability and course entry requirements).

Subjects

  • Anthropology

Standard entry requirements

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7
  • And meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements.

Study pathways

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. Cognate disciplines: Anthropology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Development Studies, History, Human Ecology, Human Geography, Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $57,820
International: $88,940
Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

The Advanced version of this degree contains a thesis component.

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