MA / MPhil in African Studies

University of Ghana

Program Description

MA / MPhil in African Studies

University of Ghana

The graduate programme in African Studies aims to foster critical thinking among students and to equip them with the resources, tools and methods for an enhanced understanding and appreciation of issues pertinent to African cultures and societies and their development, and to be able to initiate and conduct research in different domains of African Studies.

All students are admitted on MA basis and those who excel in the First year course work continue as M.Phil Students.

MA and M.Phil students offer the same courses with the exception of Seminar II (AFST 650) which is offered by M.Phil students in the second year.

MA inAfrican Studies

  • Course Work
  • Seminar
  • Dissertation

Total Minimum credits required - 40

M.PHIL inAfrican Studies

  • Course Work
  • Seminar I
  • Seminar II
  • Thesis

Total Minimum credits required - 61

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Ghana Accra
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Duration 2 years
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