MA Visual Anthropology / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts (MA)
- 1 year full-time
- Entry requirements
A UK Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) at 2:1 level in anthropology, sociology, or related social science or humanities subject.
When assessing your academic record we take into account your grades, your academic references, and the standing of the institution where you studied.
We also welcome:
Applicants with an academic or professional background in media production, such as in film-making, photography and sound-art as well as those coming from an art-making background.
Applicants with professional experience in journalism, social and development work.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Study at the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology which is widely recognised as the world's leading centre for visual anthropology and sensory media.
- Benefit from a course that combines anthropology with practical training in film-making, editing, visual methods, photography, sensory ethnography and sound.
- Develop your learning with access to professional equipment and support by internally renowned staff comprising the largest visual anthropology faculty in Europe.
On this day, you will learn more about the School, our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For more information, see open days and visits .
Fees for entry in 2024 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2023 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £15,000
International, including EU, students (per annum): £28,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and awards to outstanding applicants, such as the Manchester Humanities International Excellence Scholarship .
The Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 fee reduction to Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class bachelor's degree within the last three years and are progressing to postgraduate study.
For more information, see our Fees and funding page.
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- School of Social Sciences Admissions Office
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