Global Ethnography (MSc)
Graduates of the master's specialisation in Global Ethnography are proficient in analysing and reporting global vulnerabilities and local forms of resilience.
Skills after graduation
Graduates of this master's specialisation are independent, critical thinkers with a problem solving, creative mind set and the ability to express themselves very well. You are proficient in analysing and reporting global vulnerabilities and local forms of resilience thereby specifically studying environmental challenges and issues of sustainability, economic precariousness and the impact of media culture.
Thorough knowledge of societies, people’s drives and motivations in everyday life reality makes you suitable for a lot of positions. Your analytical qualifications and social science skills are a much desirable asset in various sectors, ranging from business and non-profit organisations to the governmental sector.
Positions our alumni hold
In some sectors, our graduates are represented more than in others, like the media industry, development organisations, the government, education, municipalities, art and culture industry, and scientific institutes.
- Research projects commissioned by ministries or private institutes;
- Development projects in foreign countries, like the Junior Professional Officers Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the United Nations;
- Staff member in non-profit organisations like NOVIB and SNV;
- Ethnological museums: as education officers or as conservator involved in collecting, examining and presenting material culture;
- Communication consultant in a commercial company;
- Municipalities; as policy advisor dealing with issues concerning the multi-cultural society;
- Universities; teaching and doing scientific research;
- Secondary education: as a teacher in social science for which you can qualify after finishing a post-master programme in Education.
Go to the LU Career Zone for more information on positons and organisations where alumni of Global Ethnography work.