University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Social Anthropology (Visual and Sensory Media)

This course draws exclusively on modules drawn from social anthropology and the granada centre for visual anthropology; in the 1st semester, students normally take 2 modules exploring the representation of visual culture in the visual arts, in cinema and in ethnographic film and related documentary genres; in the 2nd semester, they take a practice-based module that offers basic training in photography and sound-recording as well as encouraging reflection on these media both as means of creating anthropological knowledge and as a means of representing it; an important feature of this module are the workshops given by practising photographers and sound-recordists; NB this last module requires the payment of an additional bench fee to cover equipment and facilities costs; the dissertation normally consists of a text directly supported by and integrated with still images and/or sound recordings.

Course modules

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Social Sciences
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0161 275 1296