General Description / Special Programs
Four-field department offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in all aspects of anthropology.
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Tuition Info
www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies
Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology: PhD, thesis-based MA, BA Hons, BA
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
A major in Anthropology offers a broad, integrated approach to the discipline, allowing specialization in one of the sub-areas: archaeology, socio-cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, or linguistic anthropology.
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements Normally, one year course work beyond 4-year BA major in anthropology, additional coursework may be required; demonstrated proficiency in necessary research skills; oral examination of thesis
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements 2 years minimum study and research beyond MA in anthropology or equivalent thereof, oral examination for admission to candidacy, oral examination of dissertation
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Departmental grad teaching assistantships; various competitive scholarships for both incoming and continuing MA and PhD grad students
Program Details
Research Facilities Extensive research facilities, including Bryan/Gruhn archaeology collection, zooarchaeology, and human and non-human primate osteology and fossil cast collections; geoarchaeology lab; Bryan/Gruhn ethnographic collections; multi-media computer visualization lab. Collaboration with the Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project, Institute of Prairie Archaeology, UAlberta North, and the Royal Alberta Museum.
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Affiliations
The Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project, Institute of Prairie Archaeology, UAlberta North, Royal Alberta Museum
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
Graduate Programs application deadline January 5
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Association of Graduate Anthropology Students (AGAS), sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/agas/ University of Alberta Anthropology Undergraduates (UAAU), sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/uaau/
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0