University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Ethnographic Documentary

This programme is aimed at those who have already completed the MA in Visual Anthropology or an equivalent degree and want to develop their ethnographic documentary-making to a higher level. It is also intended for those who have equivalent professional experience and wish to engage with ethnographic film-making in an environment where there is a high level of lively academic debate and practical film-making constantly going on.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be expected to have an Honours degree in social anthropology or a related field and the necessary film competences. Those without the necessary film competences may still be accepted provided that they take either one or both of the 'hands-on' film training courses offered to Master's students.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MPhil Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MPhil Part-time £ 1,998 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MPhil Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

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