University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
Senate House, Malet Street
Its core course provides theoretical and methodological skills while its other sections focus on specific areas like African Language literatures and contemporary African literature in English. The program is unique in the way it encourages relationships between indigenous African aesthetics and contemporary literary theories. A major component is a compulsory 10,000-word dissertation, which allows students to carry out a substantial piece of independent academic work on a selected topic.