University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

African Studies

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.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 10,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,550 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,550 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team - Anna Drever (School of Social and Political Science)
Telephone number: 
01316515074