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African American Studies

University of California, Berkeley

24 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
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About

African American Studies from University of California, Berkeley focuses on the life, culture, and social organization (broadly defined) of persons of African descent. 

Overview

The study of Africa, North America, and the Caribbean are central components of African American Studies from University of California, Berkeley

Students at African American Studies from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • apply a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the international and national divisions of race as they pertain to persons of African descent, wherever they may find themselves. 
  • be understanding development and underdevelopment, domination and power, self determination, mutual cooperation, and aesthetic and creative expression. Issues of identity construction, marginality, territoriality and the universal role of race in the organization of political economy and in class formation are critical to the program’s intellectual agenda.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interdisciplinary Research Methods 
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Theories of the African Diaspora 
  • Critical Pedagogy (Required to GSI)
  • Directed Dissertation Research 
  • Individual Study or Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 letters of recommendation;
  • Please submit a sample of your writing (no more than 15 pages) that best reflects your interests or previous work in the field. 
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

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