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Important dates

2018

 
Tue 2 Oct
Michaelmas term begins
Submit your confirmation of admission form to the MPhil Office

Induction day at Centre of African Studies, 9.30am-3pm, room S3, ARB

Thurs 4 Oct Submit options course choice form to the MPhil Office at CAS
Thur 4 Oct Deadline for applying to the MPhil office for exemption from Swahili Basic 1
Mon 15 Oct First CAS seminar of Michaelmas term
Fri 19 Oct Ensure you have met with your dissertation supervisor by this date
Tues 30 Oct Submit your practice essay topic to the MPhil Office
Fri 30 Nov
Michaelmas term ends

2019

Tues 15 Jan
Lent term begins
Deadline for submitting your practice essay to the MPhil Office by 12.00pm
Deadline for submitting Politics of Africa book review to the Polis MPhil Office by 12.00pm
Examined core course essay questions are distributed to students
Mon 21 Jan
First CAS seminar of Lent term

Wed 30 Jan

Submit your dissertation plan and title to the MPhil Office

Fri 1 March

Deadline for submitting your core course essay to the to the MPhil Office by 12.00pm
Fri 15 March
Deadline for submitting your option course essay to the MPhil Office (or Polis MPhil Office for Politics of Africa) by 12.00pm.
Lent term ends
Tues 23 April Easter term begins
Wed 24 April Dissertation workshop, room S3, ARB
Wed 12 June
Deadline for submitting your dissertation to the MPhil Office by 12.00pm
Easter term ends
Thurs 27 June You must remain in Cambridge until this date in case an oral examination (viva voce) of your dissertation is required

Submission dates

The key dates for the submission of work for this course are:

Wednesday 30 January 2019
Dissertation title and plan
Friday 1 March 2019, 12.00pm Essay of not more than 5,000 words for the core course
Friday 15 March 2019, 12.00pm Essay of not more than 5,000 words for the option course
Wednesday 12 June 2018, 12.00pm Dissertation of 15,000 - 20,000 words

All work must be submitted to the MPhil Office at the Centre of African Studies, unless otherwise specified

Essays and dissertations must be submitted in 2 hard copies along with an electronic copy (can be sent via e-mail to mphil@african.cam.ac.uk or vj245@cam.ac.uk).

See Essays and Dissertation for more detailed information on approved styles for essays and dissertations.