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Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies MSc

University of Edinburgh    School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

About the course

Programme description

On this taught masters programme, you will gain an advanced, interdisciplinary understanding of the history, modern politics, society and culture of the Islamic Middle East, and explore the paradigms behind the various disciplines within this field.

The programme combines:

  • a course in critical readings
  • training in research skills and methods
  • option courses spanning a wide range of specialisms
  • optional language learning

You will be supported to closely and critically evaluate primary and secondary sources on a range of relevant subjects.

You will learn and be assessed through a combination of:

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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.


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