Masters Studies

The M. A. Programme is a response to the global, regional and local needs for specialists in African and African Diaspora studies. The programme is therefore designed to promote local and international awareness of African realities in an interdisciplinary matrix including the humanities, social sciences and some cognate professional fields. It is thus a platform for advancing the training of Africa and African Diaspora specialists committed to both academic excellence and social responsibility in the Black pluriversalist world and the broader global community. In Keeping with cutting edge directions in interdisciplinary studies, students are able to concentrate on potential streams of focus including Decolonization, Race and Identity; Philosophy and Religion; Business; Science, Technology and Medicine; Language and Literature; Film, Theatre and Music; Politics and Political Economy and Culture and Anthropology.

The programme therefore prepares students for future career in academic research on African studies and other professional and consultancy ends.