The programme is designed to offer the opportunity for more advanced studies in the various fields of Anthropology to candidates who have successfully completed their first degree and wish to pursue further academic work. Attention is paid to the applied dimensions of the discipline. The degree programme seeks to foster the production of conceptual works of theory and promote research in the various domains of specialisations. It provides a combination of academic theory and research with professionalization.
To be admitted to candidacy, you must have:
- Completed the course work
- Completed other minor requirements
- Passed the comprehensive examination
In order to obtain a PhD in Anthropology, you must complete a minimum of 180 credits.
- An earned Master’s degree in Anthropology from a recognized University.
- A minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 in all previous studies. If you are in the process of completing a Master’s degree, you may be offered provisional admission if you have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- If you are an Alumnus of the Department and do not meet the requirement of a GPA of 3.0 but have at least five years of professional working experience in a Social Science field or other academic discipline, you will be considered for enrolment.
- Candidates other than those holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and related disciplines from the Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda shall provide full transcripts from their former institutions for consideration by the Department of Anthropology.
- A statement of purpose