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University of Cambridge: African Studies

Institution University of Cambridge View institution profile
Department Politics and International Studies
Telephone 01223 769328
Study type Research


The course is designed both for students who want to enhance their understanding of the social, cultural, political and economic history and present condition of Africa and for those who want to go on to further primary research. The programmes provides intensive research and language training for those who wish to go on to prepare a doctoral dissertation, but it is also a free-standing postgraduate degree course in its own right.

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

Cambridge University


University of Cambridge



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As a Master’s student, each of the three 8-week terms, you’ll attend a range of lectures, seminars, labs (where applicable) and supervisions, a unique teaching style found in Oxd and Cambridge. Weekly supervisions are a chance for you …

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