MSc. Anthropology

Degree Offered

--> Master of Science(BSc.)


--> Applied Anthropology

Application Period

Oct. To Oct.

Program Requirement

2 A/L, 4 O/L.

Tuition Fees Per Year

Home Student: 1,024,500 F CFA Foreign Student :2,024,500 F CFA

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2 years (4 Semesters)



General information

The Master of Anthropology programme examines issues related to healthcare delivery, political systems and conflicts, social inequality and poverty, sustaining the environment, business relations, and urban and rural development as well as processes of globalisation. You will examine these pressing human problems, and apply your knowledge of Anthropology to recommend ways of resolving them.

You are expected to complete the programme within two academic years. In order to obtain a Master’s degree in Anthropology, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits.

Entry requirements

You will require the following:

  • An earned Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from a recognized University.
  • A minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 (Second Class Honours, Lower Division) on a scale of 4.0 in all previous studies. If you are an Alumnus of the Department and do not meet the requirement of Second Class Honours but have at least two years of professional working experience in a Social Science field or other academic discipline, you will be considered for enrolment on condition that you take supplementary courses prescribed by the Department.
  • An English Language proficiency certificate if your first language is not English.
  • If you have a foreign certificate, you will be expected to apply to the Ministry of Higher Education for equivalence.