Anthropology & Development
The Postgraduate Certificate in Anthropology & Development is a one-year course designed for development and humanitarian aid professionals (and those who envisage such a career) who would like to add an anthropological perspective to their development expertise. This PG Cert has proven popular with a variety of students who, for one reason or another, are unable to enrol in the full MA programme and/or who want to sample anthropology to see if it is the right field for them.
A degree (2.2 or higher) in Anthropology or cognate discipline, or a recognised international equivalent.
Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.
Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.
National University of Ireland Maynooth's TOEFL code is 8850
Students take a total of 40 credits over 1 year.
1 year Part-time
In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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This course can enhance the career of development professionals by equipping them with a critical perspective informed by anthropology's holistic approach. It is also suitable for those interested in pursuing NGO work in the voluntary/charity sector.