Research course

African Studies

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Global Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A Master's degree in a field related to your proposed research.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

The Sussex Africa Centre breaks the boundaries of conventional area studies. You’ll be guided and supervised by experts focusing not only on the African continent but also on African diasporic communities in the UK and around the world.

You’ll work in an interdisciplinary environment – we connect social science and humanities expertise with environmental science, medicine, education and development studies.

Information for international students

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, with not less than 6.0 in each section.

Find out about other English language qualifications we accept.

English Language Support

Don’t have the English language level for your course? Find out more about our pre-sessional courses.

Additional information for international students

We welcome applications from all over the world. Find out about international qualifications suitable for our PhD degrees.

Visas and Immigration

Find out how to apply for a student visa

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website
International students
Please see our website

Please visit our website for latest fees information: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/2017/global-studies/african-studies-phd

Scholarships

Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
48 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Global Studies
Email
globalstudiespg@sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 877107