Five-Year Integrated M.A. Programme in Anthropology

University of Madras
In Chennai

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Chennai
Duration 5 Years
  • Master
  • Chennai
  • Duration:
    5 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
university centenary building,chepauk Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600005, Tamil Nadu, India
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Starts On request
university centenary building,chepauk Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600005, Tamil Nadu, India
See map

Course programme

Semester I
Lang. Paper I-Tamil/Other Languages
English Paper I
Core Course : Paper I-Anthropology and its Branches
Core Course : Paper II-Anthropology of Religion
Allied : Paper I-Principles of Sociology
Tamil/Advanced Tamil/Non-Major Elective-Anthropology of Food
Soft Skill (English-Paper I)

Semester II
English Paper II
Core Course : Paper III-Family and Kinship
Core Course : Paper IV-Biological Anthropology and Practical
Allied : Paper II-General Psychology
Tamil/Advanced Tamil/Non-Major Elective-Ethnicity and Identity
Soft Skill (English-Paper II)

Semester III
Lang Paper III-Tamil/Other Languages
English Paper III
Core Course : Paper V- Economic Institutions
Core Course : Paper VI- Archaeological Anthropology and Practical
Allied : Paper III-(will be commenced later)
Soft Skill (English-Paper III)
Environmental Studies (Examination at the end of Semester V)

Semester IV
Lang. Paper IV-Tamil/Other Languages
English Paper IV
Core Course : Paper VII-Political Institutions
Core Course : Paper VIII- Tools and Techniques of Research
Allied : Paper IV-(will be commenced later)
Soft Skill (English-Paper IV)

Semester V
Core Course : Paper IX-Applied Anthropology
Core Course : Paper X-Cultural Evolution and Diffusion
Core Course : Paper XI-Social Structure and Social Systems
Core Course : Paper XII-Ecological Anthropology
Soft Skill (Psychology)
Value Education

Semester VI
Core Course : Paper XIII-Tribes in India
Core Course : Paper XIV-Village India
Core Course : Paper XV-Globalization
Core Course : Paper XVI-Project-Fieldwork, Dissertation and Viva-Voce (Starts in Semester V)
Soft Skill (Computer)
Extension Activities

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

Semester VIII
Physical Anthropology
Methodology of Anthropological Research
Public Anthropology
Practical – Physical Anthropology
Social Ecology
Soft Skill

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

Semester X
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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