MA Anthropology Program

The graduate program is designed to ensure a solid foundation and grounding in the field of anthropology for degrees leading to a Master of Arts in Anthropology and a Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology. The students will focus on their specific areas of research and specialization upon completion of the core courses. It is expected that a student’s research be based on data generated from fieldwork.

Curriculum Requirement of M.A. in Anthropology

  • 15 units of Core Course
  • 3 units of Research Design and Methods
  • 6 units of Specialization
  • 6 units of Thesis

Cycle of core courses

The cycle of core courses for the 1st Semester shall be as follows:

  • Anthro 292 (Anthropological Theory)
  • Anthro 270 (Linguistic Anthropology)
  • Anthro 224 (World Ethnography)

The cycle of core courses for the 2nd Semester shall be as follows:

  • Anthro 202 (Physical Anthropology)
  • Anthro 212 (World Archaeology)
  • Anthro 297 (Research Design and Methods)


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Contact Details

Tel. Nos.: 8981 8500 loc. 2114


Pavilion 1 Room 1317 (Admin Office) & 1322-24 (Faculty Room)
Quirino Avenue Corner Roces Street
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101