University of Manchester
The course provides training in practical audiovisual skills combined with the study of visual culture and anthropological theories of observation; semester 1, students undergo basic hands-on training in ethnographic documentary-making; working in teams of 3, they make 3 films: on a technical process, an interview and a social event; they take courses on the history of ethnographic film and theoretical issues in visual anthropology; semester 2, the ethnographic documentary (ED) pathway offers further film-training, whilst the film and sensory media (FSM) pathway tackles a broader range of topics in media anthropology, including photography and sound recording; both pathways involve further practical project work; all students carry out a practical field project; ED pathway students research, shoot and edit a documentary film, and write a companion text; FSM students conduct an original piece of ethnographic research and write a text accompanied by 1 or more media presentations including film, photography, sound-recordings or an art exhibition.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (EU)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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