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African Studies, MA

University of Birmingham, the United Kingdom

University of Birmingham

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MAFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 7650 per yearGBP 16380 per year
MAPart-time2 yearsSeptemberGBP 3825 per yearfind out

About African Studies, MA - at University of Birmingham

The MA African Studies is a multidisciplinary programme focusing on contemporary Africa. It provides you with an understanding of major social, cultural, political and economic developments in Africa and the Diaspora. It also enables you to develop your critical and analytical powers in relation to current events in Africa, as well as your ability to approach contemporary African issues from interdisciplinary standpoints.

The programme provides you with the research training necessary to undertake a broad-based, multidisciplinary study of contemporary Africa. It enhances your ability to prepare and present to an audience material you have researched. To achieve Diploma level, you will need to complete six taught modules. MA students will need to complete six taught modules plus a 15,000-word dissertation.

Entry requirements

Students will need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English and they can demonstrate their level of English with IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or alternative qualifications.

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