Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) is required.
Months of entry
The MA in African Studies provides an unrivalled programme of advanced courses on Africa; one of the world’s most fascinating and challenging regions. The opportunity for interdisciplinary study of the continent is a particular advantage of the degree. Students can choose from a range of about 30 courses in fourteen disciplines. Our former students have chosen to study Africa at this level for a wide range of reasons. For some a deep interest in the history and culture or political economy of a particular region is sufficient motivation, but for many students the programme has, in addition, been followed with the intention of furthering their career opportunities. Some go on to work either in Africa or in fields related to Africa. The opportunity to combine study of particular African subjects with an African language is very useful, although some evidence of competence in learning a foreign language is usually required.
Information for international students
Information, including English Language requirements, can be found here: https://www.soas.ac.uk/admissions/international/
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Recruitment Office
- +44 (0)20 7898 4700