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African - American Studies

Columbia University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
58764 USD/year
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About

The African-American Studies M.A. program offered by Columbia University is designed to provide graduate-level training in African-American studies to scholars, teachers and professionals whose career or professional needs may be furthered or served by intensive scholarly engagement.

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Overview

Overview

The African - American Studies program offered by Columbia University provides students with a thorough grounding in the literature and research of African-American studies, and enables them to produce critical analysis and research about the complex and historically specific experiences of Africans in the Americas. Students also learn how those experiences have contributed to and been shaped by political, cultural, and economic forces both nationally and globally.

To fulfill the MA degree requirements, students must take two residence Units (30 points of graduate credit) and complete an MA thesis. It is possible to complete the degree in two semesters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To African-American Studies
  • Hip Hop & Social Inequality
  • African-American Music
  • Business & Society: Image & Identity In Contemporary Advertising
  • Popular Music & Popluar Movements
  • African-American Novelists And The Question Of Justice
  • Beyond Civil Rights: Martin Luther King And The Case For Radical Democracy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized Tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29382 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    58764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29382 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Students who register for more than 20 points will be charged $29,382 + $1,880 per point, for each point beyond 20 points.

Funding

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