University of Birmingham: African Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Birmingham View institution profile
Department School of History and Cultures
Web http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Email artsandlawgraduateschool@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3597
Study type Research

Summary

This is a research programme with some provision for taught modules. It is aimed at those who wish to move beyond undergraduate work and to engage in research in depth for a postgraduate thesis, but who also wish to take modules that help develop research and related skills. The course aims to develop your critical and analytical skills in relation to current ideas in African politics, history and anthropology or African and Caribbean literature. It provides you with the opportunity to identify, investigate in depth, and write up a research topic of your own, including the use of archival, oral media and internet sources. African Studies and Anthropology has been ranked second among all Area Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Master of Research - MRes

University of Birmingham

 


The University of Birmingham is a truly vibrant, global community of staff, students and researchers. As a founding Russell Group member and consistent top 100 university, Birmingham is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research and provides the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services to ensure postgraduates reach the peak of their potential.

With over 600 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, Birmingham has one of the most extensive postgraduate course portfolios in the UK enabling you to work and study alongside world-leading academics in a diverse, multicultural community …

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