University of Birmingham
Social Research (African Studies)
This programme focuses on contemporary Africa. It provides students with an understanding of major social, cultural, political and economic developments and provides you with the research training necessary to undertake a social-science based study of contemporary Africa which will enhance your ability to prepare and present to an audience on material you have researched.
MA programmes normally require an upper 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent with some background in the disciplines to be studied. Applicants with a background in other disciplines, or with less traditional qualifications, may be accepted for the Diploma in African Studies
Advanced perspectives on Africa; research skills and methods in African Studies; introduction to social research; basic qualitative research methods; basic quantitative research methods; principles of social science research methods.
Assessment is based on a 15,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,210 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,140 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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