Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: African Studies
Description: Africa is the most culturally and geographically diverse continent on earth. The African Studies program offers you an opportunity to study the histories, cultures, languages, geographies, politics and economics of this fascinating continent. You will also learn about the aid, trade and investment, and migration flows that link Africa to the rest of the world in the era of globalization. Students can pursue a Combined Honours program, a General program, or a minor in African Studies.

Students in the Combined Honours program can benefit from a work placement opportunity, a mentorship program and the chance to study in Africa through our African Studies Abroad course or by doing their third year at one of the African universities with which Carleton has exchange agreements.

URL: African Studies at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English (ENG4U)

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]