Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.
Area studies fields vary by institution, but courses are commonly broken down by specific countries or regions on their given continents. For example, North American studies may be divided into sub-categories such as American studies in Britain, Canadian studies, and Appalachian studies.
Ghana provides a great university education especially from the enhanced lecturer-student relationship. The Ghanaian system of education has in recent years attracted an international crowd of students. Ghana has 20 universities with university of Accra as the top university in the entire country.
Master of Arts in Area studies in Ghana
The graduate programme in African Studies aims to foster critical thinking among students and to equip them with the resources, tools, and methods for an enhanced understanding and appreciation of issues pertinent to [+]
The graduate programme in African Studies aims to foster critical thinking among students and to equip them with the resources, tools, and methods for an enhanced understanding and appreciation of issues pertinent to African cultures and societies and their development, and to be able to initiate and conduct research in different domains of African Studies.
All students are admitted on MA basis and those who excel in the First year coursework continue as M.Phil Students.
MA and M.Phil students offer the same courses with the exception of Seminar II (AFST 650) which is offered by M.Phil students in the second year.
MA in African StudiesCourse Work Seminar Dissertation ... [-]