Master in African Studies (One year program)

Dalarna University College
Falun, Dalarna County, Sweden
Master's Degree
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Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to have a degree of bachelor in the field of Humanities, Socials Sciences or Education (180 ECTS) or equivalent as well as “English B” from a Swedish Gymnasium (corresponding to three years of studies at a Swedish Upper Secondary School) or the equivalent.


The Dynamics of African Societies (History) 12 ECTS
Religion and Politics in African Societies (History) 9 ECTS
Education and Change in African Societies (History) 8 ECTS
Research Paper (History) 15 ECTS
Developing the Research Proposal (History) 1 ECTS
Elaborated Research Plan (History) 1 ECTS
Elective Courses (two are chosen):
1. The Contemporary African Novel (English) 7 ECTS
2. Economic Development in Africa: An Introduction (History) 7 ECTS
3. Health and Nutrition: Gender and Economic Perspectives (Health Science) 7 ECTS
4. Human Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa (Religious studies) 7 ECTS
5. Islam and Islamic Societies in Africa (History) 7 ECTS
6. Language and Nationhood in African Multilingual Countries (Swedish as a Second Language) 7 ECTS
7. Urban Spaces and Urban Policies in Africa South of the Sahara (History) 7 ECTS
8. West Africa since the 19th Century (History) 7 ECTS

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