MA in Anthropology in Canada at UNB Canada




University University of New Brunswick (UNB Canada)
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Type Public
Program Type Thesis
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 2 Years
Students 8,303
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Detailed Information of MA in Anthropology in Canada at University of New Brunswick

Program Overview for MA in Anthropology in Canada:

Anthropology is the holistic study of humankind from its early origins to present day societies and cultures. UNB offers the only comprehensive anthropology program in the Maritimes, with graduate study in socio-cultural, archaeological, bioarcheological and biomedical/biological anthropology.

Recent UNB graduates have gone on to doctoral programs at top Canadian and International universities, or have obtained employment in the region in government, non-governmental organizations or the private sector. For example, several recent graduates now work for Archaeological Services New Brunswick, or for consulting firms in the province. 

Research areas:

  • Sociocultural 
  • Medical and Biological 
  • Archaeology
  • Bioarchaeology

These are the international student eligibility for the MA in Anthropology in Canada

  1. Applicants should hold an Honours BA in Anthropology with a minimum GPA 3.0 (B) Average. 
  2. Applicants are required to submit a complete application, a one-page statement describing their interest, and a writing sample(e.g. and undergraduate paper)
  3. International Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores of a minimum of IELTS band 7.

These are the domestic student eligibility for the MA in Anthropology

  1. Applicants should hold an Honours BA in Anthropology with a minimum GPA 3.0 (B) Average. 
  2. Applicants are required to submit a complete application, a one-page statement describing their interest, and a writing sample(e.g. and undergraduate paper)
  3. International Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to submit language scores of a minimum of IELTS band 7.

These are the test eligibilities for the MA in Anthropology to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for MA in Anthropology in Canada: are:

  • TOEFL(ibt): 93
  • IELTS(academic): 7
N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The international student tuition fees and costs for MA in Anthropology in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$125.00
Living Cost CA$10,200.00/year
(CA$850.00/month)
Student Earning CA$14,976.00/year
You will earn CA$14,976.00/year by working (20 hours * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 11.70/h) + (40 hours * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 11.70/h) at minimum wage of CA$11.70/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for MA in Anthropology in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees CA$65.00
Living Cost CA$10,200.00/year
(CA$850.00/month)
Student Earning CA$14,976.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn CA$14,976.00/year by working (20 hours * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 11.70/h) + (40 hours * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 11.70/h) at minimum wage of CA$11.70/hour.

A MA-level teaching assistantship is valued at approximately $15,000 over 12 months. Outstanding students, such as those who hold a first class honours degree, are eligible to receive a top up Board of Governor Merit Award, or a Magee-Third Century Postgraduate Merit Award, which could add approximately $3000.00 over 12 months. A maximum of five semesters of funding is possible.

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