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M.A. Blended

Visual and Media Anthropology

HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business

24 months
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8040 EUR/year
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About

The contemporary M.A. program at the HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business equips students with an in-depth knowledge of Visual and Media Anthropology, which is essential to becoming professional documentary filmmakers and documentary photographers.

Overview

Students will become the leading voices in the fields of digital anthropology for science, TV broadcasts, museums, cultural institutions, film festivals, galleries, online media platforms and governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in the production of audio-visual media for the representation of indigenous, national and transnational culture.

The Visual and Media Anthropology M.A. at the HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business is conducted online by a diverse team with over a decade of online teaching experience. Distance Learning is offered via LMS Canvas through live-streams of classes, presentations and discussions. Additionally, two optional in-house workshops are offered. Students must assume additional (travel, room) costs arising from in-house workshops (not mandatory) and fieldwork periods. The program was one of the winners of the Best Practice in Online Teaching by CEDIS Center for Digital Systems Freie Universität Berlin.

Career options

  • Digital media
  • PR
  • Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
  • film broadcast & online video industry
  • museum and art industries
  • governmental and non-governmental organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Visual Anthropology
  • Media Anthropology
  • Basics and Varieties of Ethnographic Film Production
  • Communication/Mediascapes
  • Applied Visual & Media Anthropology
  • Film- or Media Project
  • Supervision Courses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A very good degree (university or university of applied sciences) 
  • A minimum of one year of work experience (internship, jobs, projects) subsequent to the completion of the undergraduate or first degree. This work experience should be related to your first degree or to some sort of media practice.
  • Proficiency in English (fluent in both written and spoken) is a must
  • Participants should have basic technical skills in film, video or photography
  • Participants must have adequate electronic equipment in order to deal with various multimedia materials; high-speed Internet access, a fast computer and a personal email account are compulsory. Owning a basic digital camera is recommended.
  • Plus internal assessment process

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8040 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16080 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8040 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16080 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  •  € 4.020 per semester
  •  € 16.080 in total for the two year's program

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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