University of London


African Literature


Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square

Senate House, Malet Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

African Literature

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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.


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