Master Program "Visual Anthropology, Media and Documentary Practices"
Application period for 2017 closed! We have informed students about admission to the program.
Next application period for the course starting in autumn 2018 opens in January 2018! If you are interested in applying please write an e-mail.
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In today’s globalized world, where media representations shape social and political spheres, a critical understanding of media and (audio-) visual culture is crucial. Media studies, rooted in social anthropology, offers an in-depth approach to analyzing the complex connections between media, culture and society.
The three-year Master Program trains students in theory and practice in the areas of visual anthropology, the documentary arts (film/photography/installation), media culture and media anthropology. Conceptual and practical knowledge within these areas can be applied in academia, the arts, and culture and media industries, as well as to social, applied, or educational media projects. Students study the theoretical and practical foundations of visual anthropology, they gain experience in film production, project development, and (audio-) visual installation. Ultimately, they acquire the necessary skills for producing their own research projects and media outputs.
The Master Program is designed with working professionals in mind enabling students to study and work at the same time. The master program "Visual Anthropology, Media and Documentary Practices" is accredited by AQAS.
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|Program||Visual Anthropology, Media and Documentary Practices|
|Degree||Master of Arts (M.A.)|
|University||Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster|
|Start||Winter semester 2017/2018|
|Location||WWU Weiterbildung gemeinnützige GmbH, Königsstr. 47, 48143 Münster, Germany|
|Tuition||€ 10.750 (for the entire three-year program)|
|Target Group||social, humanities, cultural, media and communication academics and scientists|
|Organizer||WWU Weiterbildung gemeinnützige GmbH|
|Max. no. of students||22|