Research course

African Studies

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, and a UK masters degree with an overall mark of 65% or its international equivalent. All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Centre of African Studies offers a PhD programme with an international reputation, awarded from one of the world's leading universities.

Since its foundation in 1962, the Centre of African Studies (CAS) has expanded research activities from its core disciplines of history, politics, social anthropology and education to include many other fields, including law, business and management studies, sociology, gender studies, environment and development, and religious studies.

Department specialisms

History, Politics, Social Anthropology, Education and multidisciplinary research

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international.

Fees and funding

For funding and scholarships please visit http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
pgadmissions.sps@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 3064/5074