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MA Visual Anthropology
A master's degree from the world's leading centre for visual anthropology and sensory media.

MA Visual Anthropology / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Master of Arts
Duration
12 months full-time
Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level in anthropology, sociology, or related social science or humanities subjects.

Applicants must also submit with their on-line application, the following:

  • Personal statement (approx. 500 words)
  • Two academic references (no reference form is required).
  • Transcript of marks
  • Degree certificate

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

There are 3 main application deadlines;  1 December 2016, 1 March 2017, 1 May 2017.

Applications made after these times will be considered although please be aware that due to its popularity the course  is frequently over subscribed and so early applications are encouraged. Once the course is full we operate a waiting list system. Summer applications will be considered if space permits. Overseas students should allow enough time to organise funding/visas

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course overview

  • You want to study at the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology - widely recognised as the world's leading centre for Visual Anthropology and Sensory Media
  • You're looking for a course that combines anthropology with practical training in film-making, editing, visual methods, photography, sensory ethnography and sound
  • You want access to professional equipment and to be supported by an internally renowned staff comprising the largest visual anthropology faculty in Europe

Open days

For details of the next University Postgraduate open day, visit open days and visits

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000
    International students (per annum): £18,000

Scholarships/sponsorships

Please see the School's  funding page  for further information.

If you are already a graduate of The University of Manchester, please visit,

Faculty of Humanities/School of Social Sciences - Loyalty Bursary

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Janet Smith
Telephone
+44(0) 161 275 4471
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/social-anthropology
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