SOAS, University of London
Anthropology of Media
This programme combines anthropology, media and cultural studies with specific regional expertise in Asia, Africa and the Middle East; it provides students with critical skills, research methods, a wide-ranging understanding of media and the opportunity to pursue original research projects.
Applicants require a minimum of an Upper 2nd Class BA degree (or equivalent); some exceptions are made for those with significant expereince in a relevant media related career.
Compulsory elements; comparative media studies ; dissertation in anthropology and sociology; foundation course; theoretical approaches to social anthropology. Option courses: half unit anthropology options; African and Asian cultures in Britain ; African and Asian diasporas in the modern world; anthropology of human rights (pg); anthropology of globalisation; anthropology of law; anthropology of urban space, place and architecture; comparative study of Islam: anthropological perspectives a (Master�s); comparative study of Islam: anthropological perspectives b (masters); anthropological approaches to agriculture, food and nutrition; ethnographic research methods; issues in the anthropology of film; issues in the anthropology of gender; media production skills; therapy and culture; tourism and travel: a global perspective; Arab cinemas; aspects of African film and video 2; diaspora contexts and visual culture; digital traditional broadcasting communication; gender and development; genders and sexualities in South East Asian film; Indian cinema: its history and social context; Indian cinema: key issues; Iranian cinema; international political communication; Japanese post-war film genres and the avant-garde; Japanese transnational cinema: from Kurosawa to Asia extreme and studio Ghibli - mediated culture in the Middle East: politics and communications; modern Chinese film and theatre (ma); modern film from Taiwan and the Chinese diaspora; post-crisis Thai cinema (1997-2007); (post) colonialism and otherness in South East Asia on screen; rethinking audiences; sound recording and production; the transnational news environment: production, representation and use; transnational communities and diasporic media: networking, connectivity, identity.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,900 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,950 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|School of Oriental and African Studies||Camden||WC1H 0XG||South East|
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