African Studies with Development at University of Birmingham - UCAS

African Studies with Development

University of Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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African Studies is a distinctive subject that really helps you to stand out from the crowd, making you an Africa expert as the role of African countries shift - politically, economically and culturally - in a globalised world. African Studies with Development is a broad-based, multidisciplinary degree and has been designed to offer you a detailed insight into the African continent and its peoples.

Course details

Modules

First-year modules cover a broad base of the subject and are designed to introduce you to ways of studying at university. By the final year the modules you take will become more specialised and reflect the research expertise of the academic staff. More detailed module information can be found on the ‘Course detail’ tab on the University of Birmingham’s coursefinder web pages.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 6 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeT5L9
Institution code B32
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM plus B at A-level. BTEC Diploma: DM, plus B at A-level. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma: D, plus BB at A-level.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points 5,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/students/finance/fees.aspx If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be quoted on your offer letter.
African Studies with Development at University of Birmingham - UCAS