Tuition fee €913 per semester
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Social anthropologists research the human experience by observing and
participating in people’s daily lives. The Anthropology MA programme
enables you to specialise in Social Anthropology and learn more about
the human experience from a comparative perspective. The programme
provides a stimulating research environment where you can develop your
own research project through a range of fieldwork-based practices that
examines the relativity of world-views, the commonalities of social
practices, and relate them to a broader global context.

Our courses address issues like the cultures of capitalism,
globalisation and mobility, audiovisual ethnography, anthropology of
perception, and environmental anthropology. We develop these strands of
research through the detailed analysis of ethnographic texts,
anthropological films, and open ended discussions in a seminar setting.
We are constantly looking for ways to make new connections between
disciplines, vocabularies, and concepts that will allow us to render a
sophisticated understanding of the faculties of contemporary social
life. All MA students carry out their own anthropological study in close
collaboration with a supervisor and their peers.

The Anthropology programme at Tallinn University offers two MA pathways
conducted in English language. In one pathway, MA students produce a
40,000 word dissertation that is based on eight weeks of ethnographic
fieldwork. MA students can also opt to follow the Audiovisual
Ethnography Module, where they produce audiovisual materials as part of
their final projects.

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