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Master of Anthropology


Course Description

Graduate studies in anthropology at ANU focuses on studies of anthropology in Australia, the Pacific and Asia. The breadth of the graduate courses is large, covering cultural, biological and forensic anthropology. The coursework degrees will prepare you for any professional area requiring a solid understanding of anthropology such as in cultural institutions and the public service.


Typical courses
• Advanced issues in anthropology
• Critically assessing contemporary development practice
• Forms of sociality
• Introduction to Australian Indigenous policy
• Introduction to gender and development
• Law, order and conflict in the Pacific
• Medical anthropology
• Migration, refugees and development
• Photography in social context
• Practical studies in social analysis
• Social animals: Anthropological perspectives on animal-human relationships
• Topics in the history of anthropology

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a four year Bachelors degree either as Honours or a combined degree in a cognate area from an Australian tertiary institution or its international equivalent. Equivalence may be met by the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Anthropology.

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