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This is an established and highly regarded programme that offers an intensive introduction to the study of Africa.
Grounded in the disciplines of anthropology, politics and history our MSc in African Studies provides the analytical tools and the empirical knowledge to understand some of the fundamental forces that are shaping Africa in the twenty-first century.
The programme is suitable for anyone looking to strengthen their Africa-specific research skills or broaden their knowledge base, whether they are well-acquainted with African issues or looking to develop new more nuanced understanding of the region.
You will complete two compulsory courses and four option courses including courses on African politics, public health, transitional justice. gender
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