Padmashree College
The British College
ISMT College

Padmakanya Multiple Campus, Kathmandu

MA in Anthropology

Affiliated To: Tribhuvan University (TU)



Course Level

Master Degree


2 Years

Study Mode

Full Time




UGC Approved


Overview of MA in Anthropology at Padmakanya Multiple Campus (PK Campus), Kathmandu, Nepal

Course Overview:

The Master of Arts (MA) in Anthropology at PK Campus offers students a profound understanding of human societies, cultures, and biological evolution. Rooted in both theoretical foundations and fieldwork experiences, this program guides students to unravel human existence, diversities, and complexities through the lens of anthropology.

Course Outlines:

The MA in Anthropology encompasses a comprehensive set of topics to provide a holistic grasp of the discipline:

  1. Foundations of Anthropological Thought
  2. Ethnographic Research Methods and Fieldwork
  3. Social and Cultural Anthropology
  4. Biological Anthropology
  5. Linguistic Anthropology
  6. Archaeological Anthropology
  7. Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft
  8. Medical Anthropology
  9. Economic Anthropology
  10. Environmental Anthropology


The MA in Anthropology is a two-year program, divided into four semesters.


  1. To impart comprehensive anthropological knowledge encompassing cultural, biological, and archaeological dimensions.
  2. To train students in ethnographic research methods and fieldwork.
  3. To nurture critical thinking skills for analyzing various cultural phenomena.
  4. To foster an appreciation for human diversity and cultural pluralism.


Candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology or any related humanities and social sciences disciplines from an institution recognized by Tribhuvan University.

Learning Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will:

  1. Exhibit a deep-rooted understanding of anthropological theories and concepts.
  2. Possess the skills to conduct ethnographic research and fieldwork.
  3. Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding of global diversities.
  4. Apply anthropological knowledge in real-world scenarios for societal benefits.


Anthropology is versatile, offering insights into numerous sectors including health, education, environment, and development.

Fees Structures:

Prospective students are recommended to contact the administration office of PK Campus for detailed fee information.

Career Prospects:

Anthropology graduates have myriad opportunities in academia, research, NGOs, and various public and private sectors.

Career Options:

  1. Anthropological Researcher
  2. Cultural Advisor
  3. NGO/INGO Consultant
  4. Museum Curator
  5. Development Worker
  6. Lecturer/Professor in Anthropology

Why Choose this Course:

  1. Explore the depths of human societies and cultures.
  2. Engage in fieldwork, experiencing cultures firsthand.
  3. Versatile career opportunities in multiple sectors.
  4. Anthropological insights are vital in our globalized world, ensuring the discipline's relevancy.


PK Campus provides scholarships to deserving and meritorious students. Specific criteria and details are available at the campus's administration.

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