M.A. Programme in Anthropology

University of Madras
In Chennai

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  • Master
  • Chennai
  • Duration:
    2 Years

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
university centenary building,chepauk Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600005, Tamil Nadu, India
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Course programme

The University of Madras offers number of courses one of the course is Ph.D in Public Affair(Part Time)

The Course is offered by Department of Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology started in 1945 with Certificate and Diploma courses. Subsequently a research degree, M.Litt., was introduced. In 1975 a full-fledged Department came up during the tenure of Prof. Malcolm Adiseshiah as Vice-Chancellor.

Semester I
Foundations of Social Anthropology
Archaeological Anthropology
Ethnology and Comparative Ethnography
Practical - Archaeological Anthropology
Indians Overseas
Qualitative Methods of Research
Soft Skill

Semester II
Physical Anthropology
Methodology of Anthropological Research
Public Anthropology
Practical - Physical Anthropology
Social Ecology
Soft Skill

Semester III
Anthropology of Peasant Societies
Anthropology of Urban and Complex Societies
Theories of Culture and Social Structure
Human Biology
Culture and Management
Soft Skill

Semester IV
Economic Anthropology
Political Anthropology
Anthropology of Folklore
Minorities, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Environmental Anthropology
Project, Field work, Dissertation and Viva-Voce
Soft Skill

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