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M.A. Anthropology

Master of Arts in Anthropology

Are you aspiring for a career in anthropology? Want to make it big studying about human societies, their culture and traditions? Learn here all about the postgraduate course in this field, M.A. Anthropology. The course will certainly broaden your outlook about how societies have evolved over the years.

Course Name: M.A. Anthropology
Group: M.A.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Humanities
Duration: 2 Years


The field of anthropology pertains with the study of mankind. Being a postgraduate program, the course provides you a thorough grounding in anthropology. It is also a good foundation for pursuing a research based career in the field. You can undergo this versatile program, even if you have no past background in this field. For those who have done the undergraduate course in anthropology, for them this course is a perfect platform to specialize in one of the sub-fields and proceed for research work. In this course the students are introduced to some distinct research methods that are helpful in improving the knowledge base of the students.

Eligibility and course duration

Graduation in a discipline from the humanities background, preferably in the field of anthropology itself.

Duration of this postgraduate program is 2 years.

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M.A. Anthropology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Arunachal Pradesh
Cotton College, Assam
Government Autonomous College, Odisha
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal University
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, Odisha
Khallikota (Autonomous) College, Odisha
Maharaja's College, Karnataka

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More about the course

Master of Arts in Anthropology is a program that provides you with a strong theoretical background in the field of human studies. Through it, not only you study past human societies but also explore relevance of this study to actual practices at offices, businesses, in governments and in every society. The in-depth instruction that's given here is worth it for those who will be pursuing a PhD in future. Those who are new to the field soon gain good enough knowledge to be able to place a firm footing in this field. The students get to do project works on which they prepare the thesis or report. By dwelling deep into the sub-fields of anthropology namely, sociocultural, linguistic, biological and archaeology, the students build a well informed understanding of how humans lived in the past and how we are doing now.

Opportunities in the field

The course provides you with a solid background for research work. As such you can opt for a P.hD in the field and specialize in one of the sub-fields. A P.hD in the field will help you pursue a research focused career and is also worth its value if you decide to take an academic career. There are a number of colleges and universities in the country and abroad for one to get employed as a lecturer. One can also get into other fields like government service, civil services, business, art, media, journalism, banking, NGOs and even consultancies. If you are meritorious enough, then you may even get called from International organizations like UNESCO, WHO and others.

M.A. Anthropology Admissions for 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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