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  African Studies - MA by Research


Online University of Birmingham    School of History and Cultures

Full time & Part time September, January MA, Research Only 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Anthropology (2) History & Archaeology (19) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Sociology (33)

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Are you passionate about Africa and its diasporas? Consider the MA by Research in African Studies at the prestigious Department of African Studies and Anthropology. Ranked second in the UK for Area Studies, this programme offers a vibrant and interdisciplinary research community. Benefit from expert supervision on a wide range of fascinating topics, from local identities to migration and youth culture. Taught by staff with firsthand experience of Africa, you'll gain valuable insights and develop skills in communication, analysis, and problem-solving. Entry requirements typically include a good Honours degree or equivalent qualification. Join us and embark on a rewarding academic journey.

About the course

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has an international reputation as a centre of excellence in the study of Africa and its diasporas.

As a postgraduate researcher in the Department, you will benefit from its interdisciplinary approach, diverse range of expertise and active, well-integrated research community.

We offer two postgraduate research-only programmes, whether you are looking to complete your academic studies with a PhD or pursue your research at Masters level. Find out more about what to expect from a PhD and MA by Research.

You can study full-time or part-time, on campus or by distance learning. The College of Arts and Law is experienced in delivering high quality distance learning to students all over the world. Find out more on our distance learning website.

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Entry Requirements

For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK, usually in a relevant area.

Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.

If you are applying for distance learning research programmes, you will also be required to demonstrate that you have the time, commitment, facilities and experience to study by distance learning.


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