MA African Literature

SOAS, University of London
En City of London (Inglaterra)

£ 7.985 - (9.487 )
IVA inc.

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  • Master
  • City of london (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    1 Year
Descripción

The MA in African Literature enables students to engage critically with varied aspects of oral and written literatures in Africa. The programme is unique in the way it encourages exploration of relationships between indigenous African aesthetics and contemporary literary theories. The module ‘Theories and Techniques of Comparative Literature’ provides theoretical and methodological skills while the programme’s other units focus on specific areas such as literatures in African languages and contemporary African literature in English.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

A postgraduate degree in African Literature from SOAS provides students with competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Familiarity with the region will have been developed through a combination of the study of language, history, cinema, politics, economics or law. Graduates of this programme will develop their ability to engage with and explore relationships between indigenous African aesthetics and contemporary literary theories.

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Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

Inicio Ubicación
15 octubre 2016
City of London
London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT
Comparative Literature
Culture
Language
literature
Linguistic
language skills
intercultural awareness
understanding
African

Temario

All students are required to write a 10,000 word dissertation in the field of their major course, which allows them to carry out a substantial piece of independent academic work on a selected topic. The dissertation is taken in either the core module or in the module ‘Selected Topics’. Students must take the core module plus two modules from list A or B. List B modules assume a linguistic competence in the chosen language equivalent to that acquired in a first degree. Not all modules listed below may be offered every year, and new modules may become available. For an up to date list of modules on offer, please visit the relevant departmental website or contact the Faculty office. Some modules may be taught in other departments of the School. Core Module Module Code Unit value Term Availability Literatures in African languages 15PAFC124 1 Unit Full Year List A: Pan African Modules Module Code Unit value Term Availability Travelling Africa: Writing the Cape to Cairo 15PAFC139 1 Unit Full Year Not Running 2016/2017 Theory and techniques of Comparative Literature 15PCSC002 1 Unit Full Year The Story of African Film: Narrative Screen Media in Africa 15PAFH006 0.5 Unit Term 1 Aspects of African film and video 2 15PAFH007 0.5 Unit Term 2 Not Running 2016/2017 Research Methods In Translation Studies 15PLIH046 0.5 Unit Term 2 Not Running 2016/2017 African Philosophy (PG) 15PAFH008 0.5 Unit Term 1 Realism and Magical Realism in the Afrophone Novel (PG) 15PAFC146 1 Unit Full Year Not Running 2016/2017 Afrophone Philosophies (PG) 15PAFH009 0.5 Unit Term 2 Not Running 2016/2017 List B: Language specific Modules Module Code Unit value Term Availability Practical translation from and into Swahili 15PAFC029 1 Unit Full Year Directed Readings in an African Langauage 15PAFC147 1 Unit Full Year Not Running 2016/2017

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OVERSEAS FEES:£17,215