Ethnologie

M.A. Ethnologie / Social and Cultural Anthropology

The following recommended course plan is valid starting from the winter semester 2012/13, however, please note that it may be subject to change:

Semester Module Description CP*
WS 1 ETH-MA-01 Theoretical approaches 9
  ETH-MA-01-1 Seminar (C**): Theoretical Approaches in Anthropology 1 4,5
  ETH-MA-01-2 Seminar (RE***): Theoretical Approaches in Anthropology 2 4,5
    or  
  ETH-MA-01-3 Lecture (RE): History of Anthropological Theory 4,5
  ETH-MA-02 Research Methods 9
  ETH-MA-02-1 Main seminar (C): Core Anthropological Research Area 6
  ETH-MA-02-2 Exercise (C): Planning and Designing Research Project or Internship 3
  ETH-MA-03 Theories of Culture and Society 9
  ETH-MA-04 Languages 3
SS 2 ETH-MA-04 Languages 3
  ETH-MA-05 South and Central Asia 9
  ETH-MA-05-1 Main Seminar (RE): Anthropological Research in South Asia 6
  ETH-MA-05-2 Reading Course (RE): South Asia 3
    or  
  ETH-MA-05-3 Main Seminar (RE): Anthropological Research in Central Asia 6
  ETH-MA-05-4 Reading Course (RE): Central Asia 3
  ETH-MA-06 Immersion Module 9
  ETH-MA-06-1 Main Seminar (C): Thematic and/or Regional Focus 4,5
  ETH-MA-06-2 Main Seminar (RE): Research Methods 4,5
    or  
  ETH-MA-06-2 Main Seminar (RE): Anthropological Research Centers and Fields of Application 4,5
  ETH-MA-07 Project Preparation Module 6
  ETH-MA-07-1 A Working Group Prepares a Research Project or Internship (C) 6
WS 3 ETH-MA-08 Research Project or Internship 30
  ETH-MA-08-1 Preparation for a Research Project or Internship in South Asia and its Implementation (RE) 30
    or  
  ETH-MA-08-2 Preparation for a Research Project or Internship in Central Asia and its Implementation (RE) 30
SS 4 ETH-MA-09 Examination Module 33
  ETH-MA-09-1 Colloquium (C) 3
  ETH-MA-09-2 Master's Thesis (C) 20
  ETH-MA-09-3 Oral Exam (C) 10
       

* CP = Credit Points
** C = Compulsory

*** RE = Required Elective