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Master programme Creole-Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes (DDP) (E)

Contents and focus of the degree programme:

Students of the degree programme in Creole - Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes will get an intensive and specialised education in three subject areas with the help of theories and practical examples: new identities; material culture and consumption; visual culture. These topics are taught with a view to transnational processes, cultural diversity / difference and new community constructions. The master’s programme prepares students for professional life. The structure of the master’s programme takes into account in particular the following aspects: multiple, complex living environments, cultural and social diversity, linguistic diversity. Possible occupations according to the skills gained can be in the fields of diversity, intercultural mediation, problem identification and problem resolution as well as project formulation and project leadership. The medium of instruction is English.

Higher education institution:
Universität Wien
Group of fields of study:
Humanities
Degree programme:
Creole-Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes (DDP) (E)
Type:
Master programme
Academic degree:
Master of Arts, MA
Duration:
4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
English
Costs:
Student Union fee: EUR 19,20
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Stay abroad:
Recommended
Type of higher education institution:
University
Location:
Wien
Curriculum:
published in the:
MBl. 2007/08, Stk. 35 (Nr. 302)

Definition of the field of studies

The aim of the programme Creole - Cultural Differences and Transnational Processes is to teach students a sound understanding of the links between local living environments and transnational and global social and cultural processes.

Exams

The degree programme is divided into the modules “scientific methods” and “history of theory and methods of cultural and social anthropology”. Moreover, students have to choose two of the three thematic fields (new identities, material culture and consumption, visual culture). An Erasmus module is also included in the programme. Students can study this module at the University of Vienna or at a university abroad. Students have to write their master’s thesis in one of the three thematic fields. The master’s examination will take place in the form of a defence of the master’s thesis before an examination panel.

Entrance examinations

no

Supplementary examinations

None