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African Studies MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning) University of Birmingham

UK

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Summary

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.

You can study both programmes 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.

Employability

Your degree will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.

The University's Careers Network provides expert guidance and activities especially for postgraduates, which will help you achieve your career goals. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated careers and employability team who offer tailored advice and a programme of College-specific careers events.

You will be encouraged to make the most of your postgraduate experience and will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive one-to-one careers advice, including guidance on your job applications, writing your CV and improving your interview technique, whether you are looking for a career inside or outside of academia
  • Meet employers face-to-face at on-campus recruitment fairs and employer presentations
  • Attend an annual programme of careers fairs, skills workshops and conferences, including bespoke events for postgraduates in the College of Arts and Law
  • Take part in a range of activities to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to potential employers and enhance your CV

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study African Studies MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning).

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£18,810.00 (19,33,070) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21, 31-Jan-22

Venue

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston,

Birmingham,

Birmingham,

B15 2TT, England

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees

£18,810.00 (19,33,070) per year

The same fees apply to both campus-based and distance learning study. The distance learning programme fee also includes a fully-funded visit to campus for each full year of the programme.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21, 31-Jan-22

Venue

Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

UNITED KINGDOM,

Entry requirement for international students

Students need to have 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. IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band is equivalent to: TOEFL: 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 21 Listening, 22 Speaking and 21 in Writing; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic 59 in all four skills; Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015): Advanced - minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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