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Cultural and Social Anthropology: Visual Anthropology (track)
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An education in the social sciences will impart a broad range of skills that easily translate into a multitude of careers.


Examples of professional skills you acquire in the visual anthropology track:

  • A critical understanding of the communicative power of images and sounds
  • A creative take on filmmaking and photography
  • Translating questions into a camera-based research design
  • Conducting anthropological research and transforming data into text and visual end-results
  • Transforming knowledge and fieldwork data in a concrete visual product
  • Independent attitude
Film as a medium to understand social circus

Alumna Sophie Kalker tells all about her research project: "We should recognize cinema as something that holds many possibilities for creating and sharing knowledge and exploring other life worlds."

Career coaching during your Master's

You can make use of a wide variety of career tools and support from the UvA Student Careers Centre (SCC) during your studies. The SCC organises career events, workshops, training courses, as well as CV checks, interview practice sessions and much more. 

Career events

The UvA Student Careers Centre organises several events for Bachelor's and Master's students from all disciplines. They include workshops, labour market trends, inspiring speakers, CV check, contact with employers, having a professional LinkedIn photo taken and best practises for applying to jobs.