Masters in African Studies

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    Study African Studies Masters Programmes

    As a student of an African studies masters degree, you will be able to develop an important and unique wealth of knowledge about the continent of Africa. This could involve historical, economical, political, cultural and religious elements of the society that make up the many diverse countries of Africa. As a specialist in African studies, you will be able to bring the wonders of the continent to many different people around the world, sharing your knowledge with others.

    During a masters in African Studies, you will build upon any knowledge and skills you gained through your undergraduate degree, allowing you to take your abilities to the next level. Modules you might study could be:

    • Modern and Contemporary Arts in Africa
    • Pre-Colonial, Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa
    • Race, Segregation, and Apartheid in South Africa
    • Gender and Development in Africa
    • Amharic, Swahili and Zulu Languages

Masters in African Studies in 2023

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