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University of Bayreuth

Bayreuth

African Studies | Critical Perspectives on Society, Politics, Culture

Subjects: African Studies,Critical Perspectives on Society, Politics, Culture,Culture,Languages

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
148 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

Course description

The Master of African Studies provides students with a distinctive interdisciplinary approach within the social sciences to explore Africa. This program delves deeply into the social, political, and cultural dynamics that shape the region. It examines Africa's history and its connections in a globalized world. Students engage critically with various subjects, gaining insights into the continent's complex landscape. The curriculum covers a broad spectrum, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of Africa's past and present. This program fosters a nuanced perspective, preparing students to navigate and contribute to discussions about Africa on a global stage. By studying the social, political, and cultural aspects, students develop a well-rounded view of the region. The Master of African Studies equips them with the tools to analyze and interpret the intricate web of influences that define Africa today. This program is designed to cultivate informed, thoughtful, and engaged scholars who can make meaningful contributions to the field.

Program Information

Study Location Bayreuth
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 148 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.03.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

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Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 80

UNIcert III: Pass Cambridge Proficiency: Pass Cambridge Advanced: Grade B Cambridge First:Grade A IELTS: Band 7.5 TOEFL iBT: 95 TOEFL ITP: 627 German Abitur certificate is not automatically accepted, but can be submitted for examination if it expressly states the language level you have achieved, and this level is based on a KMK directive. When B2 is required UNIcert II: Pass or better Cambridge Proficiency: Pass or better Cambridge Advanced: Grade C or better Cambridge First:Grade B or better IELTS: Band 6.5 TOEFL iBT: 80 TOEFL ITP: 543 German Abitur certificate if it expressly states the language level you have achieved, and this level is based on a KMK directive.

Qualification Requirements

bachelor's degree with a minimum examination grade of "good" (2.5) in a humanities-, social science- or history-oriented degree programme. Equivalency Equivalency of the completed bachelor's degree is the responsibility of the board of examiners and is not determined conclusively until the application process is under way; for this reason, no information can be provided in advance

Document Requirements

uni-assist for an application for Universität Bayreuth Preliminary review documentation Deadline for submitting the VPD in the online application in CAMPUSonline: 15 July Please request your VPD via the uni-assist web portal as early as possible - but at the latest 6-8 weeks before the respective application deadline at the University of Bayreuth. find out more Curriculum vitae you can download and fill out this template Language certificate ENGLISH level B2 find out more Language certificate GERMAN level A1 can be obtained during the first year of the programme find out more Passport please provide an electronic copy of your valid passport. If you do not have a German identification card, you may submit a copy of your temporary identification or your international passport. Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades (e.g. Abitur, High School Diploma, A-Levels, or equivalent) original language + certified translation in German or English (only required if the document was not issued in German or English) Transcript of records BACHELOR (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades- at least 150 ECTS points with a final grade corresponding to "2,5" or better on the German grading system Grade conversion original language + certified translation in German or English (only required if the document was not issued in German or English) Written presentation of course-specific competences (letter of motivation)

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