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African Studies degrees in the UK in 2024

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Africa and Black Diaspora and... BA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

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Classical Studies and a Modern Language (QR89) BA (Hons)

University of Liverpool United Kingdom

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Modern Languages and Business Studies BA (Hons)

Newcastle University United Kingdom

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Islamic Studies BA

University of Exeter United Kingdom

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African Studies Degrees in the UK

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African studies is an academic subject that examines the continent of Africa, looking specifically at the cultural, historical and societal elements of the continent, as opposed to its geographical or zoological make-up. Someone who chooses to study and then work in African studies might have an interest around a specific area of the subject, or may be generally interested in the African continent. As a graduate of African studies, you will have a unique and increasingly sought-after set of skills.

During an African Studies degree, you will cover a range of areas across both topics of the discipline. Some examples of modules you could study include:

  • Society in Africa
  • History of Africa
  • African Philosophy
  • Government and Politics of Africa
  • Economic Development of Africa

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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