The Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development Advanced in Humanities and Social Sciences is offered by Australian National University.
Program Length: 2 YEARS.
If you’re a development practitioner, or aspiring to be one, the Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (Advanced) will give you the practical and analytic skills you need to make a difference, and also the theory to assess your impact.The degree is a highly-regarded qualification taught by leading academics with development work experience in the fieldIt has a number of themes to guide your course choices according to your passions: conflict, development, environment, gender, health, humanitarian, and indigenous.
- Gain an understanding of trends and changes in development theory and practice as they apply to local development processes;
- Apply critical social inquiry and participatory processes to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development activities;
- Undertake social assessments and integrate social perspectives and participatory practices with other forms of technical expertise in development work;
- Advise on the development policy processes of NGOs, the private sector, government, and multilateral agencies to ensure the inclusion of local and community perspectives; and
- Develop and implement a major research project.