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With Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Social Anthropology) you’ll develop your interests from your undergraduate degree.
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The Massey PGDipArts (Social Anthropology) gives you a different perspective on world affairs. Studying social anthropology develops your understanding of other cultures and ethnic groups, and shows you how your way of life is just one of many possible ways of being human. You’ll learn to challenge your existing beliefs and put yourself in others’ shoes.
Take an issue in social anthropology that grabbed your attention as an undergraduate student and develop it fully through independent study.
Discover how anthropologists study cultural differences through fieldwork that examines societies across the globe, from hunter-gatherers to industrial nation-states. Massey staff and students are researching in Asia, the Pacific, Europe, Africa and New Zealand, and you could join them.
The knowledge of human behaviour and interactions you’ll gain from a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Social Anthropology) will be useful in almost any career path, anywhere in the world. Popular career destinations for social anthropology graduates include:
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