Canada Doctorate in Anthropology Degrees & Programs
What Can You Do With a PhD Anthropology?
Anthropology Ph.D. programs teach students how to conduct academic research. PhD Anthropology students research modern and historical humans to make sense of the species rich history and culture, and learn lessons that might be applicable in the future.
Students in a Ph.D. program are likely to be expected to participate in original research projects and produce a thesis or dissertation. Students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in anthropology can choose from a wide array of specializations and programs.
- Halifax, NSHalifax, NS
Anthropology is composed of four subfields, social/cultural, archaeological, biological, and linguistic. The strength of our programme is the concentration upon Social Anthropology, the area most complementary to Sociology. Social Anthropology, with its...
- Hamilton, ONHamilton, ON
- Montreal, QCMontreal, QC
The Department of Anthropology offers M.A. and Ph.D. programmes, with five concentrations: Social Systems, including inequality, ethnicity, and gender relations; Development and Social Change; Symbolic and Cognitive Anthropology, with an emphasis on sys...
- Ottawa, ONOttawa, ON
- North York, ONNorth York, ON
Program focuses on the social/cultural anthropology of contemporary societies; flexibility is emphasized. The small size of the program makes it ideally suited to students who are independent thinkers and who value flexibility, yet who also seek ind...
- Vancouver, BCVancouver, BC
University of British Columbia
The M.A. is based upon a combination of coursework, research, and a thesis. Most students earn their degree within two years of starting the program; it is possible for a well-organized person to complete degree requirements during the first 12 to 18 mo...
- Vancouver, BC
- Quebec, QCQuebec, QC
- St. John's, NFSt. John's, NF
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University has offered undergraduate instruction in anthropology since 1959 and in archaeology since 1967. The Archaeology Unit was formed within the Department of Anthropology in 1978, to coordinate archaeological research, teaching and care o...