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Anthropology, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Anthropology at Athabasca University, in its broadest sense, is the study of what it is to be human. The discipline differs from all others that study human beings because it is holistic, historic, global and comparative.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies.

The Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Athabasca University strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies. The program is designed to:

  • broaden your perspective on local and global affairs
  • encourage community and social involvement
  • prepare you for lifelong learning and occupational diversity

Career

  • Archivist
  • Conservator
  • Cultural Resource Manager
  • Customer Service Agent
  • Employment Recruiter
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher
  • Ethnographer/Ethnologist
  • Events Co-ordinator
  • Field Archeologist
  • Foreign Service Officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Archaeology
  • An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • The Archaeology of Ancient Peoples
  • Evolutionary Anthropology
  • First People of Canada
  • Urban Anthropology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • There are no formal admission requirements for the 4-year program. All you need is to be 16 or older. You can enrol anytime and start right away, regardless of your previous education.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 68890 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8640 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34570 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6696 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26770 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Loans:

Students with disabilities may access traditional sources for student funding such as Student Loan and Bursary Programs.

Awards for Undergraduate, Graduate or Doctoral Programs:

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