CUHK’s Master of Arts in Anthropology program is designed to use Hong Kong's advantageous geographic position and CUHK's excellent academic environment for cultivating an anthropological way of seeing and understanding the world. Through consultation with teachers, students acquire systematic training in the field and develop the ability to conduct independent research on current sociocultural issues.
MA in Anthropology students complete 8 courses (24 units) to graduate.
Brown graduates who enroll in the MA in Anthropology Program may be exempted from one of the following 3-unit undergraduate/postgraduate courses if taken at CUHK during junior year study abroad.
|ANTH 5215||Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Relations and Identities
|ANTH 5230||Seminars in Hong Kong Studies|
|ANTH 5240||Gender in Asia|
|ANTH 5250||Seminars in the Anthropology of China I|
|ANTH 5251||Seminars in the Anthropology of China II|
|ANTH 5315||Meanings of Life|
|ANTH 5321||Topics in Anthropology|
|ANTH 5325||Medicine, Health and Culture|
|ANTH 5330||Anthropology of Film|
|ANTH 5350||Religion and Culture|
|ANTH 5365||Food and Culture|
|ANTH 5370||Tourism and Culture|
|ANTH 5390||Economy, Culture and Power|
|ANTH 5401||Topic(s) in Ethnography|
|ANTH 5410||The Cultures of Cities|
|ANTH 5470||Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia|
|ANTH 5480||Cultures of Chinese Overseas|
|ANTH 5510||Culture and Business|
|ANTH 5520||Globalization and Culture|
|ANTH 5631||Language, Symbols and Society|
|ANTH 5650||Visual Anthropology|
|ANTH 5670||Gender and Culture|
|ANTH 5710||Archaeology of China|
|ANTH 5720||Museums and Anthropology|
|ANTH 5730||Archaeology of Hong Kong|
|ANTH 5735||Preserving Cultural Heritage|
|ANTH 5760||China's Cultural Heritage|
MA in Anthropology graduates continue on to other postgraduate programs; others successfully enter widely varied fields of employment, including museum curating, journalism, government service, teaching, and international trade.