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BA (Hons) Black Studies (Sandwhich)

Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Ethnicity, Gender and DiversityMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Ethnicity, Gender and Diversity

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The first of its kind, our BA (Hons) Black Studies will help you recognise and appreciate the achievements and movements of Black scholars, activists and communities. If you are interested in the history, popular cultures, artistic and social movements of people in the African diaspora, our new Black Studies course will provide you with the big picture perspective on this emerging discipline. Taught by leading, research-active lecturers and tutors, Black Studies will see you encounter a range of viewpoints, as well as gaining valuable experience within the public, private and voluntary sectors. You have the opportunity to embark on a year-long sandwich placement as part of your degree course, ensuring you have the experience you need to make an impact in your chosen career. Our Black Studies team have links with some of the most respected academics in the field, including Patricia Hill Collins, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Gus John, Hazel Garby, Barnor Hesse and Joan Anim-Addo. We work alongside a lot of important social organisations, who help shape our course. These include the Black Studies Association, the Race and Ethnicity Group, and Unmuted. You will also get the opportunity to transform your experience with us into a global one, with a variety of exciting possibilities open to you. This ranges from our successful international travel scholarships scheme, through which you can spend a summer working for a charitable organisation overseas, to one of our many overseas study exchange programmes. Our international exchange opportunities could also see you spend some of your second term at an institution in the USA. For full details, please see our website.

Program overview

Main Subject

Ethnicity, Gender and Diversity

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The first of its kind, our BA (Hons) Black Studies will help you recognise and appreciate the achievements and movements of Black scholars, activists and communities. If you are interested in the history, popular cultures, artistic and social movements of people in the African diaspora, our new Black Studies course will provide you with the big picture perspective on this emerging discipline. Taught by leading, research-active lecturers and tutors, Black Studies will see you encounter a range of viewpoints, as well as gaining valuable experience within the public, private and voluntary sectors. You have the opportunity to embark on a year-long sandwich placement as part of your degree course, ensuring you have the experience you need to make an impact in your chosen career. Our Black Studies team have links with some of the most respected academics in the field, including Patricia Hill Collins, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Gus John, Hazel Garby, Barnor Hesse and Joan Anim-Addo. We work alongside a lot of important social organisations, who help shape our course. These include the Black Studies Association, the Race and Ethnicity Group, and Unmuted. You will also get the opportunity to transform your experience with us into a global one, with a variety of exciting possibilities open to you. This ranges from our successful international travel scholarships scheme, through which you can spend a summer working for a charitable organisation overseas, to one of our many overseas study exchange programmes. Our international exchange opportunities could also see you spend some of your second term at an institution in the USA. For full details, please see our website.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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112+
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