Faculty Of Anthropology, University Of Mumbai, Mumbai

 
Faculty Of Anthropology, University Of Mumbai, Mumbai
City Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Phone 2652 6091 / 2652 6388

Admission Notices

    Anthropology Courses in Maharashtra are offered through the two main universities namely University of Mumbai (MU) and Pune University. The Department of Anthropology at Pune University is the only department in Maharashtra, to offer anthropology courses at the post graduate level. Anthropology studies the history and evolution of humankind in respect to culture, society, kinship, and several other aspect of human life. The popularity of this discipline is evident in the number of students applying for Anthropology courses every year. The job prospects in the field of anthropology have also improved tremendously. This article gives an overview of the Anthropology Courses in Maharashtra.

    Anthropology Courses in Maharashtra Institutes

    The Department of Anthropology at Pune University offers M.A. & M.Sc in Anthropology.

    The department also offers Ph.D. degrees in fields such as Developmental Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Communication Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Dermatoglyphics, Population Genetics, Growth, Development and Nutrition, Medical Genetics and Gerontological studies. The other university offering Anthropology courses in Maharashtra is the University of Mumbai or MU. Here Anthropological studies are offered through the Department of Sociology. Courses include theoretical foundations of Sociology and Anthropology as well as the structure of Indian society and the pattern of development.
    The Department offers a two year post graduate programme leading to the Master of Arts (MA) degree. It consists of eight courses. Four of these are compulsory and taken up in the first year by the MA Part I students. They cover the theoretical foundations of Sociology and Anthropology, and familiarize the student with the structure of Indian society and the paradigm of development. The other four courses taken up in MA Part II - are optional and chosen out of thirteen courses offered, covering a range of specializations. Examinations are held at the end of each year. MA Part II has an internal evaluation component carrying one fourth of the total marks allotted for the examination.

    This system is being phased out in favour of a credit and semester based system which comes into operation from June 2008. In the year 2008 - 2009, the two courses will run concurrently, Ma Part 2 through the former and MA Part 1 through the latter system.

    University of Mumbai
    M.G. Road
    Fort
    Mumbai-400 032.

    Faculty Of Anthropology, University Of Mumbai, Mumbai offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Masters Degree Courses

    Master of Science (MSc Anthropology)

    Faculty Of Anthropology, University Of Mumbai, Mumbai offers Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Anthropology

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree
     
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