Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) is required.
Months of entry
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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
- +44 (0)20 7898 4700