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Masters degrees in Islamic Studies examine the theory and practice of Islam, typically covering a broad range of subjects from history, law and finance through to politics and art.
Related postgraduate specialisms include Christian-Muslim Relations, Islamic Finance & Accounting and Religions of Asia & Africa.
With over 1.8 billion followers, Islam is an important area of scholarly attention. Courses typically trace the development of Islam from its early beginnings in around 600 CE to its current position as the world’s fastest growing faith.
Masters in Islamic Studies may take a broad, interdisciplinary approach to the religion: in addition to its theological underpinnings, you could study Islamic law and finance, political Islam and Islam’s influence on fields such as mathematics, astronomy and algebra.
By completing a Masters in Islamic Studies, you’ll have a proven track record in intercultural understanding, a valuable trait in today’s globalised society. You might find work for an international organisation like the European Union or the United Nations, a non-governmental organisation or a media company. Alternatively, you’ll be well-equipped to pursue your research interests in further academic study.
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This program focuses on the history of the modern Middle East and includes intensive Literary Arabic study. Students deepen their knowledge of this dynamic region and gain insight into the different aspects of the Middle East. Read more
Census data shows that Muslims are now the second largest faith community in British society, and they are at the forefront of compelling conversations about the intersection of religion and public life. Read more
The MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies by Research (Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies) is a one-year research course, for highly motivated students who wish to pursue an extended research project in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, using Arabic and/or Persian sources. Read more
The MRes Islamic Studies is a dynamic and exciting programme of study, appropriate for all those seeking to further their knowledge in the multidisciplinary academic fields associated with the study of Islam. Read more
The MA Islamic Studies is a dynamic and exciting programme of study, appropriate for all those seeking to further their knowledge in the multidisciplinary academic fields associated with the study of Islam. Read more
This programme offers a flexible framework within which you can develop knowledge and skills in Islamic Studies in historical and/or contemporary contexts, and provides an ideal foundation for further research. Read more
Advanced study of Islam with leading scholars in the field. A broad and flexible programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research. Read more
Overview This course is relevant to any candidate who wants to learn about Islam and its connection with other revealed religions such as Christianity and Judaism regarding plurality and diversity. Read more
The Classical Islamic History and Culture pathway is designed for highly motivated students who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of the pre-modern Islamic world, together with the research skills necessary to carry out independent primary research work to a high academic standard through engagement with Arabic or Persian primary sources. Read more
Islamic Education PGA helps participants develop a reflective academic grounding in Islamic Education and provides an opportunity to explore Muslim faith and its traditions of education. Read more
Islamic Education. Theory and Practice MA facilitates a critical dialogue between Western and Islamic approaches to education and enables teachers and Muslim educators to become research-based reflective practitioners. Read more
Just steps from the State Department and numerous other government agencies, nonprofits and NGOs, the Graduate Certificate in Islamic Studies provides valuable insight into the world of Islam - both Sunni and Shi'ite. Read more