African Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
SOAS, University of London - - - £5990 £11700 - London On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 90% 4% 10% £9250 - 127 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Birmingham City University 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Birmingham On campus Part-time
The University of Nottingham 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 90% 4% 10% - - 127 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
5774 students of African Studies in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of African Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £20778 £27065
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £30000 £13333 - £28481 £19387 - £35484

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for African Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of African Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of African Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of African Studies at SOAS, University of London

25% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
15% Natural and social science professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Finance Professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for African Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for African Studies studies:
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

The median salary of graduates of African Studies was £24000 15 months after graduation, £20778 3 years after graduation and £27065 5 years after graduation.

Anthropology and African Studies at University of Birmingham received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 90 out of 100 among 10 respondents.