MA in African Studies

Next generation of community leaders

The Master of Arts in African studies is imbued with a sense of training and
producing transformed and transformative graduates. Graduates who fulfill
the society’s need to have highly trained Africanists who can respond from
an African perspective as community leaders with compassion as spiritual
guides to all on going socio-cultural events and issues.

Systematically teaching African cultural knowledge and activities

Transform learners’ perceptions and thinking so as to celebrate and critique the dynamism of African cultures.

Hands-on approach. Impact-driven results

Teach learners the fundamentals of field research and analysis so that they become professional fi eld researchers and analysts and are able to apply these skills throughout their academic and professional lives.

Integrate local cultural values in their ministries

Train learners for social ministries in the context of the multicultural environment of the contemporary world.

This MA programme provides personal transformation of learners whether African or non-African leading to an understanding and celebration of their Personal Cultural Identity & learners seeking to renew and strengthen their personal relationships within their multi-ethnic communities

Mustafa Genc

Student, Institute for Social Transformation