UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

African Studies with Health

The new African Studies degrees at UCL draw on world-leading research and expertise from across the university relating to the study of Africa, and offer a unique opportunity to choose one of three distinct pathways. The programme provides the opportunity to acquire specialist knowledge of cultural aspects of health in Africa, regional medical infrastructures and current community health issues. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures and seminars and guided independent research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK undergraduate degree in the arts, humanities, social or natural sciences, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Africa (dialogues of past and present); debating Africa's future; research methods in African studies. Students choose 3 from a range of options including the following: Concepts and controversies in global health; conflict, humanitarianism and health; corruption and global health; global health promotion; global justice and health; health systems in global context; medical anthropology; power and politics in global health; reproduction, sex and sexuality; research methods and evidence for global health.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays, portfolio, research proposal and examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 17,770 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

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