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Overview

  • A unique course which places the history, politics and culture of the Kurds and Kurdistan, so often left at the periphery, at the centre of critical focus
  • A flexible specialised programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research using our unique library and archival holdings
  • You will investigate and contextualise major events in Kurdish history, culture and politics and engage with the evolution of Kurdish studies as a field, including its colonial past
  • Exeter's Centre for Kurdish Studies has made a unique contribution to the field for over a decade. Join the activities of this vibrant research community
  • Your knowledge and expertise in Kurdish studies and the wider Middle East will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors for further academic study

Course content

The MA in Kurdish Studies will equip you with the general research skills, sources and tools relevant to the study of the Middle East, North Africa and the Muslim world in general, and introduce you to a broad range of key theorists whose work has underpinned scholarship in several key fields of study.

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Entry Requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social sciences or humanities discipline. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.


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