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Master of Arts in Anthropology

State University of New York at Albany State University of New York at Albany, USA

Intake Aug 2023

Jan 2023, Aug 2022

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USD 25244

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 75

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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79

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Explore the deep history of what it means to be human and discover how it can inform the decisions we make today. Study cultures, health, language and religion while developing solid analytical, communication and problem-solving skills. You will be equipped for careers in areas such as market research, community development, social work, public relations and higher education with a master’s in anthropology from the University at Albany.

Through coursework and research you will study four subdisciplines of anthropology:

  • Archaeology: Explore ancient cultures and learn techniques to analyze their material remains such as tools, paintings and religious artifacts to interpret their values and way of life.
  • Biological Anthropology: Examine the evolution of the brain and nervous system to understand human nature, health, mortality and reproductive behavior.
  • Linguistics: Investigate the nature of relationships shared between language and culture.
  • Cultural Anthropology: Focus on contemporary issues such as economics, politics, religion and art through interviews and observation to create in-depth ethnographies.

Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    79 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    290 Gre Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    25244

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 75

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    16000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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