The postgraduate study program M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology was originally developed and offered at Freie University (FU) Berlin from 2010-2019. As of the winter semester 2019/20, it will be offered at HMKW Berlin.
This contemporary Masters program equips students with in-depth knowledge of visual and media anthropological themes in order to prepare them to become future leaders in the fields of digital media, artificial intelligence, the film industry, and governmental and non-governmental organizations. Distance Learning is offered via LMS Canvas and daily live-streams of classes with lectures, presentations and discussions. The program aims to develop and shape leading voices in the cultural industries, including museums and galleries, film festivals, news and social media, and other institutions involved in the production of art und culture.
Please visit the program website at FU Berlin for further information.
|Type||Distance learning (flexible e-learning in virtual classrooms, webinars etc.)|
|Degree||Master of Arts (M.A.)|
|Tuition fees||4020,- € per semester (16.080,- € in total for the two year's program)|
4 semesters (2 years)
Winter term (October)
Applicants: This program is aimed at students who have an undergraduate degree in any subject and have already have gained work experience relevant to their field of study.
Target jobs: Documentary filmmaking for TV and online channels, indigenous media, the new media industry (education games, social media applications and mixed-reality-environments), immersive or virtual reality-technology industry, vr storytelling for educational games, film broadcast & online video industry with a focus on news coverage about cultures worldwide; anthropological questions of artificial intelligence, social analysis of robotic technology, museum and art industries (curators, artists), jobs in governmental and non-governmental organizations in the sector of sustainable development and capacity building in developing and emerging countries with a focus on media usage.
Due to the unforeseen difficulties brought on by COVID-19 the MA Visual and Media Anthropology offered from HMKW university of Applied Sciences will extend its application period until June 15, 2020. Applications received after June 15, 2020 will be considered for the waiting list.
For admission requests, please e-mail vma[at]hmkw.de