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Africa and Development - MA

University of Sussex School of Global Studies

Full time & Part time September MA

About the course

Combine development theory and practice with an in-depth understanding of African political and cultural dynamics.

You’ll gain a grounding in the specific issues that development work in African contexts demands. You’ll receive applied and theoretical training in development and explore interdisciplinary debates about African politics, society and ethnography.

Why choose this course?

  • Development Studies at Sussex is ranked 1st in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018.
  • Global Studies is a unique interdisciplinary school, with a vibrant mix of students and practitioners from around the world working on cutting-edge research.
  • The Sussex Africa Centre hosts seminar series and brings together one of the UK's largest concentrations of Africanist

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
Your qualification should preferably be in a social sciences or humanities subject; alternatively, you should have relevant professional experience or engagement.


UK/EU students: £8,500 per year
Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £8,500 per year
International students: £16,750 per year

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