These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
The MA offers you a range of choices. There are research and taught degrees, one (120-point) or two-year (240-point) options depending on your entry qualification, and more than 40 subjects for study.
Your academic background may enable you to study a subject different to that of your previous specialisation.
The research masters gives you an exciting opportunity to contribute to the knowledge in your field by completing a substantial research project alongside some of New Zealand’s leading scholars.
In a taught masters you can deepen your knowledge in small classes, enjoy close interaction with academic staff, and complete a smaller research project.
You have diverse opportunities for postgraduate study in the four major sub-fields of anthropology:
You can study topics including:
Prehistory, Material culture, Landscape archaeology, Bioarchaeology, Osteology and genetics, Evolution and primatology, Human ecology, Human growth, Art and performance, Ethnicity, Religion, Gender, Economic, historical, medical and political anthropology, Traditional and popular musics.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
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Taught 120 points:
A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in Anthropology with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 (70%-74.9%) or higher. The research masters has higher requirements.
The following subjects may also be considered for entry:
Ancient History, Asian Studies, Biological Science, Dance, Gender Studies, History, Human Geography, Māori Studies, Media, Museums and Area Studies, Music, Pacific Studies, Performance Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Social Sciences, Social Work.
If you do not meet the GPE requirement, the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts is an appropriate pathway to the 120-point Master of Arts.
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