UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The new African Studies degrees at UCL draw on world'leading research and expertise from across the university relating to the study of Africa, and offer a unique opportunity to choose one of three distinct pathways. The programme provides the opportunity to acquire specialist knowledge of cultural aspects of health in Africa, regional medical infrastructures and current community health issues. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures and seminars and guided independent research.

Course Modules

Core modules: Africa (dialogues of past and present); debating Africa's future; research methods in African studies. Students choose 3 from a range of options including the following: Concepts and controversies in global health; conflict, humanitarianism and health; corruption and global health; global health promotion; global justice and health; health systems in global context; medical anthropology; power and politics in global health; reproduction, sex and sexuality; research methods and evidence for global health.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK undergraduate degree in the arts, humanities, social or natural sciences, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,770  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees