Studies in Modern Imperialism: Africa and the East

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Studies in Modern Imperialism: Africa and the East

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    African Studies, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4 - 5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6 - 7.5
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes

    At the end of the module a student should be able to:Understand and engage with recent historiography concerning imperialism
    Apply analytical skills, especially the ability to define, compare and contrast Make use of improved reading and research skills

    Main Content

    Study different forms of imperialism and colonialism as presented in selected case studies:The European scramble for colonies in Africa
    Imperialism in the Middle East and Far East British imperialism in India
    Understand the cultural dimensions of imperialism, including representations of race and ethnicity

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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