Taught course

African Studies (Literature Pathway)

Institution
SOAS University of London · Faculty of Languages and Cultures
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in African Studies (Literature Pathway) enables students to engage critically with varied aspects of oral and written literatures in Africa. The programme is unique in the way it encourages exploration of relationships between indigenous African aesthetics and contemporary literary theories. The course 'Theories and Techniques of Comparative Literature' provides theoretical and methodological skills while the programme's other units focus on specific areas such as literatures in African languages and contemporary African literature in English.

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website

Fees and funding

For details of postgraduate fees, please see SOAS website

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
study@soas.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7898 4700