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Ph.D. On Campus

African Studies

The University of Edinburgh

36 months
Duration
23350 GBP/year
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About

The Centre of African Studies at The University of Edinburgh offers a PhD programme with an international reputation, awarded from one of the world's leading universities.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Fields include

  • law
  • business and management studies
  • sociology
  • gender studies
  • environment and development
  • religious studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23350 GBP per year during 36 months.

Home fees have still to be agreed

PhD PT fees

  • International/EU: £11,675

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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