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About the course

Overview

  • You’ll develop your research skills through in-depth study of the recent and social history of the Middle East
  • Receive core training in social scientific philosophy and methodology and learn how to apply this to the study of the contemporary Middle East
  • You’ll examine how the region has changed and developed over the last 150 years
  • Join an active and collaborative research culture that draws together doctoral researchers, staff and students to produce cutting-edge knowledge about the Arab and Islamic worlds
  • Learn discipline specific methodology and analytical techniques that lay the basis for you to progress to doctoral study

Course content

This masters is designed to develop your research skills within the field of Middle East Studies. Your core training will be in social scientific philosophy and methodology, which you will then learn to apply to the study of the contemporary Middle East.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in the Social Sciences or Humanities.

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


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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

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