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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Politics & Government (30)

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Are you ready to explore the diverse and interconnected Muslim societies of our globalized world? Look no further than our exciting MSc programme, "Globalised Muslim World". This dynamic and interdisciplinary programme goes beyond the Middle East to study Muslim societies in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Muslim-minority contexts. With a focus on research-led teaching, you'll gain a deep understanding of the major global trends and movements shaping Muslim communities today. Choose from a range of fascinating option courses and complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a relevant subject of your choice. Prepare for a career in academia, NGOs, international business, and more. Check our website for specific entry requirements.

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Programme description

This dynamic taught MSc programme explores the inherent diversity of the world's Muslim societies and encourages students to critically analyse some of the major global, international and transnational trends and movements that cut across borders and connect Muslims across the world.

The programme is truly interdisciplinary, bringing together Area Studies, Politics and International Relations, Sociology, Anthropology, Religious Studies and History to explore the unique characteristics of contemporary Muslim societies in our increasingly globalised world.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

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Where is University of Edinburgh
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