Anthropology

Anthropology Studies

If you are interested in discovering secrets of humankind, and wishing to get a high-demanded Humanities degree, you should consider applying for one of the Anthropology study programs in universities all over the world. Anthropology explores a wide range of human aspects, for example, culture, language, biology, social life, history of societies from past and present.

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Fields of Anthropology

The list of main branches of anthropology includes: Cultural anthropology, Social anthropology, Sociocultural anthropology, Biological anthropology, Linguistic anthropology, some institutions of USA also count Archaeology as a branch of Anthropology Studies.

Admission requirements

There aren’t any specific requirements for applicants for undergraduate Anthropology programs in most universities. Sometimes high grades in Biology and Maths or high GPA results are required. Applicants should also show interest in research activities.

As most Anthropology programs you can find on our website are taught in English, applicants should speak English fluently and be able to prove it with TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent language certificate. The required minimum results depend on the chosen country and institution.

Applicants for foreign universities should also meet specific country requirements.

Course structure

Usually undergraduate Anthropology study programs last from three to four years, and graduate study programs - from one to two years. Some institutions offer joint Bachelor and Master study program, which provides an opportunity to complete a Masters degree in five years or faster.

Usually study programs in Anthropology include a summer internship or field work.

A lot of foreign universities offer scholarship or other types of funding for excellent students wishing to get a degree in Anthropology. Further information about scholarship options can be found on the websites of these universities.

Career options

Anthropology study programs are called the most scientific programs amongst Humanities, so graduates holding an Anthropology degree can start a career in a huge diversity of scientific and nonscientific areas. Usually graduates holding a Bachelors or Masters degree decide to continue their education and start research and teaching activity.

Best Universities

According to QS Top Universities by Subject Ranking 2016-2017, the best university specializing in Anthropology is Harvard University. Some information about admission requirements and scholarships from Harvard University can be found on the university profile on our website.

The list of other world leading universities hosting Anthropology programs includes: University of California, Berkeley, University of Cambridge, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Oxford, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, Stanford University, University of California, Los Angeles, University College London. All these universities are concentrated in USA and UK.  Some tips for applying in the institutions of UK or USA you can find on our website.

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