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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Research profile

The Centre of African Studies offers a PhD programme with an international reputation, awarded from one of the world's leading universities.

Since its foundation in 1962, the Centre of African Studies (CAS) has expanded research activities from its core disciplines of history, politics, social anthropology and education to include many other fields, including: law; business and management studies; sociology; gender studies; environment and development; religious studies.

Training and support

As well as having access to a wide range of methodological courses and training resources in the School of Social & Political Science, you are encouraged to get involved with the fortnightly student-led methods and research seminar series.

Facilities

The city and the University have superb resources for the study of Africa. The National Library of Scotland has major collections relating to Africa, especially through the Church of Scotland’s mission papers.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 10 1

    10th out of 84 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    183 83%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    4th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    6th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    189 90%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.46 69%

    78th

    1

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