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African Studies PhD (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

African Studies PhD (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

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Full time | University of Birmingham | 3 years | JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

African Studies Africa: History

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology has an international reputation as a centre of excellence in the study of Africa and its diasporas.

As a postgraduate researcher in the Department, you will benefit from its interdisciplinary approach, diverse range of expertise and active, well-integrated research community.

We offer two postgraduate research-only programmes, whether you are looking to complete your academic studies with a PhD or pursue your research at Masters level.

You can study both programmes full-time or part-time, on campus or by distance learning. The College of Arts and Law is experienced in delivering high quality distance learning to students all over the world.

Employability

Your degree will provide excellent preparation for your future career, but this can also be enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University and the College of Arts and Law.

The University's Careers Network provides expert guidance and activities especially for postgraduates, which will help you achieve your career goals. The College of Arts and Law also has a dedicated careers and employability team who offer tailored advice and a programme of College-specific careers events.

You will be encouraged to make the most of your postgraduate experience and will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive one-to-one careers advice, including guidance on your job applications, writing your CV and improving your interview technique, whether you are looking for a career inside or outside of academia
  • Meet employers face-to-face at on-campus recruitment fairs and employer presentations
  • Attend an annual programme of careers fairs, skills workshops and conferences, including bespoke events for postgraduates in the College of Arts and Law
  • Take part in a range of activities to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to potential employers and enhance your CV

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,565

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,800

Entry requirements

Students need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent), usually in a relevant area.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more