At Anthropology - Neotropical Environment from McGill University thesis must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.
Students at Anthropology - Neotropical Environment from McGill University will:
- focus their graduate research on environmental issues relevant to the neotropics and Latin American countries.
- work under the supervision of researchers from McGill and/or the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).
- benefit from close supervision by their committees and from high-quality peer exchange.
- Proseminar in Anthropology
- PhD Comprehensive Examination
- PhD Proposal Defence
- Tropical Biology and Conservation
- Environmental Policy
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Deadline for Current McGill Students (any citizenship) - 15.12
DisciplinesArchaeology Anthropology Environmental Sciences View 11 other PhDs in Environmental Sciences in Canada
- Admission to the Ph.D. program is open competitively to students with a master’s degree in Anthropology. In very special circumstances, candidates with a master’s degree in related disciplines may be admitted.
- GRE results – for international applicants only
- TOEFL – for non-anglophone and non-francophone applicants
- Writing Sample – a recent sample of the applicant's written work, on any topic (not necessarily within the desired field of graduate study), not necessarily previously submitted for evaluation or publication in English or French, and no more than 15 pages in length
- Personal Statement – an essay in which the applicant describes reasons for applying to graduate studies and indicates qualifications, qualities, or circumstances the applicant feels to be significant. Applicants usually provide information about educational and professional goals, and discuss their interest in the desired field of study
- Curriculum Vitae
International16122 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8061 CAD per semester during 36 months.
National2622 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1311 CAD per semester during 36 months.
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