Training and support
As well as having access to a wide range of methodological courses and training resources in the School of Social & Political Science, you are encouraged to get involved with the fortnightly student-led methods and research seminar series.
Facilities of the Centre of African Studies at The University of Edinburgh
The city and the University have superb resources for the study of Africa.
The National Library of Scotland has major collections relating to Africa, especially through the Church of Scotland’s mission papers.
The University Library has built up one of the finest collections of African studies texts in the UK.
Through the UK’s Standing Conference on Library Materials on Africa, the library additionally has an obligation to maintain collections on Zambia and Malawi.
CAS organises weekly seminars for visiting scholars and holds an annual international conference.
- business and management studies
- gender studies
- environment and development
- religious studies
- 36 months
- 72 months
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- A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, and a UK masters degree with an overall mark of 65% or its international equivalent.
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- International/EU: £11,675
Living costs for Edinburgh
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