Course AS3013

African Studies: One-Year Master Degree Thesis

15 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 13, 2024

On completion of the course the student shall be able to:
  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge within one of the areas that exists in African Studies including advanced knowledge of relevant methodology and theory, as well as insights into current research of the chosen area
  • show the ability and skills needed to develop a research question and then independently search for, collect, evaluate and critically interpret and analyze relevant information
  • conduct an independent scientific study, characterized by a connection to relevant and current research; by a competent application of method and theory; and by a strong argumentative drive based on thoroughly carried out analyses within a set timeframe
  • present and argue for, both orally and in writing, his or her own results as well as the knowledge and argumentation which form the basis for the conclusions, while showing a high level of communicative competence
  • analyze and discuss the scholarly work of others by pointing out strengths as well as weaknesses in the form of constructive response.
Starts and ends:
week 13, 2024 - week 22, 2024
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Entry Qualifications :
  • African Studies: Education and Change in African Societies, 8 credits, African Studies: The Dynamics of African Societies, 12 credits, African Studies: Religion and Politics in African Societies, 9 credits, African Studies: Developing the Research Proposal, 1 credit and African Studies: Elaborated Research Plan, 1 credit at second level
Selection :
Higher education credits (30-285 credits)
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Application no later: 16 October
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