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African Studies PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Edgbaston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology (DASA) offers promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in a centre of excellence in the study of Africa. African Studies and Anthropology has been ranked second among all Area Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework exercise. The MA by Research programme requires you to prepare a thesis of up to 40,000 words on a topic of your choice, for which an academic staff member will provide expert supervision. African Studies graduates develop a range of skills including oral and written communication, analysis and evaluation, problem solving, independent working and research skills, which can be used in a variety of occupations. A snapshot of graduate destinations over a five-year period has identified a variety of career paths, including lecturing and paid research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,880per year

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 10 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    7th

    1

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