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Documentary Arts and Ethnographic Research Certificate

36 months
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1441 USD/credit 5764 USD/year
1441 USD/credit 5764 USD/year
1078 USD/credit 4312 USD/year
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About

Learn the documentary practices, ethnographic methods and visual studies used to examine people and culture with the Documentary Arts and Ethnographic Research Certificate in Temple University's School of Theater, Film and Media Arts. Understand the diverse media tools used in film, and incorporate cross-cultural research, cultural aesthetics and research ethics in your work. 

Overview

This 12-credit Documentary Arts and Ethnographic Research Certificate at  is designed for Temple University students who are passionately curious about the world around them and want to explore, understand and incorporate its diversity into their artistic and scholarly projects.

You’ll study

  • new media in documentary contexts, such as mobile media;
  • the political landscapes that shape how images are made, distributed and used worldwide;
  • the relationships between artistic, humanistic and scientific visual research methods; and
  • the use of visual media in indigenous, diaspora and non-Western communities.

Careers

With a certificate in Documentary Arts and Ethnographic Research comes great opportunity to pursue careers in film and media.

Some of the careers available to students who earn this certificate include

  • camera operator,
  • director of photography,
  • documentary sound designer,
  • ethnographic research interviewer,
  • film researcher,
  • producer and
  • writer.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  •  Cinematography Workshop
  • Videography
  • Audio Production and Aesthetics
  •  Lighting for Film & Video
  • Scene Analysis for Writers and Directors
  • Writing for Media
  • Adaptation and Docudrama: Screen and Television Writing from Pre-Existing Source Material
  •  Topics in Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Reference:1
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • Statement of Goals: Describe your reasons for pursuing the certificate in Documentary Arts and Ethnographic Research in 250 words.
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    5764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    4312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1078 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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