Taught course

Africa and Development

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of African Studies and Anthropology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2.1 or higher in a related subject

Months of entry

September

Course content

Africa is one of the most important sites of international development interventions, and historically the site where much of the academic discipline of development studies was forged. This programme draws on the expertise of the University’s Department of African Studies and Anthropology (DASA) and International Development Department (IDD) to provide an in-depth exploration of the relationship between development studies and Africa.

You will study two core modules:

You will also choose four optional modules from a wide range within DASA and IDD. All DASA modules are assessed by coursework; IDD modules vary, and the mix of coursework and written examinations will depend on the options selected. These modules include:

Modules available from the International Development Department include:

You will complete the programme with a 15,000-word dissertation which combines interdisciplinary African studies with development studies.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,650 FT - £3,825 PT
International students
£14,850 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Scholarships to cover fees and/or maintenance costs may be available. For more information, please visit the University's Postgraduate Funding Database.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005