African Studies Masters Programme
The Fort Hare Institute of Social and Economic Research (FHISER), a dedicated interdisciplinary research and post-graduate training centre on the University of Fort Hare’s East London campus, is now offering a new Masters degree programme in African Studies. It is geared to stimulate new and dynamic research and scholarship about Africa, combining academic and applied perspectives and approaches to the continent. The programme will consist of three examinable courses, a research module and a mini-thesis. The core modules centre on theoretical and methodological issues in the student’s chosen area of specialisation, while the research methodology module will prepare students for the production of the mini-thesis. The course is available over a year-and-a-half on a full-time basis and two years on a part-time basis. Limited scholarships are available for deserving full-time students. Graduates will be awarded a Masters degree in Social Science and Humanities from the University of Fort Hare.
The programme offers training in the following areas of specialisation:
- Cultural Studies
- Gender Studies
- Urban Studies
- Historical Studies
- Politics and Development Studies
Successful applicants will be able to apply for bursaries and scholarships from the University.
For more information visit the African Studies website: www.africanstudies.ufh.ac.za.
Postgraduate application forms can be accessed online at:http://www.ufh.ac.za/files/application-form-2013.pdf
Applications with CVs should be sent directly to Nkosazana Mndai at email@example.com or fax to 086 628 8037 by 30th November 2012. Contacts can also be made on 043 704 7511 / 7293. Academic queries can be directed to Dr. Luvuyo Ntombana, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 043 704 7519.