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Middle East Politics and International Relations MA


University of Exeter    College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Full time & Part time September MA 2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

About the course

Overview

  • This two year programme offers advanced study of Middle East politics and international relations. Introduces you to theorists whose work has underpinned scholarship in key fields
  • Examine key issues in Middle Eastern domestic, regional and global politics and international relations
  • You’ll develop a sophisticated understanding of the politics and international relations in the region and an awareness of the different perspectives and debates within these twin fields
  • Learn from world-leading experts with real-world experience
  • Your knowledge and expertise in international relations and politics of the Middle East will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors to further academic study

Largest Centre for Middle East Studies in a UK university

11th for Politics in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

Home to Europe’s most important research collection on the Arab world

Course content

The MA in Middle East Politics and International Relations 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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Scholarships

We’ve provided the information on our website to help you get started on finding funding opportunities that are available to you: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/

Value of Scholarship(s)

Over £4 million in scholarships available

Eligibility

We recommend you start looking as early as possible for funding, especially if you will need financial assistance to undertake a postgraduate course.

There are a number of ways to fund postgraduate study including: scholarships, studentships, wages, bursaries, savings, inheritance, and, increasingly, alternative methods such as crowdfunding and philanthropy. The options available may depend on your fee status or other criteria.

Application Procedure

See our website for details of funding available and how to apply :https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/


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