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MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Muslim-Jewish Relations)

MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Muslim-Jewish Relations)

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Sociology Of Religion Middle Eastern Studies Asian Studies Jewish Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Muslim-Jewish Relations pathway is designed for highly motivated students who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of Muslim-Jewish relations, together with the research skills necessary to carry out independent primary research work to a high academic standard through engagement with primary sources in one or more Middle Eastern languages. Graduates will be well placed to pursue further research in a PhD programme, in NGOs, charities, government, education, or in any other field where cultural understanding, linguistic skills and high-level critical thinking, analysis and communication skills are needed.

Learning Outcomes

The pathway in Muslim-Jewish Relations will equip its graduates with the skills and knowledge to research aspects of Muslim-Jewish relations independently and effectively, including further development of their skills in reading source materials in Arabic, Hebrew or Persian. Graduates will also be able to show a sophisticated understanding of the wider field of Middle Eastern Studies and the ability to communicate their knowledge and their research findings effectively.

Assessment

Thesis

For the Muslim-Jewish Relations pathway, students will submit a dissertation of not more than 15,000 words, including footnotes and appendices but excluding bibliography on a subject approved by the Degree Committee. All MPhil dissertations must include a brief abstract at the start of the dissertation of no more than 400 words.

Essays

For the Muslim-Jewish Relations pathway, students may submit essays as part of their degree:

With the approval of the Degree Committee, a student may offer, in place of one or more of the examination papers, the same number of essays, each of not more than 5,000 words, including footnotes, but excluding bibliography, or equivalent Alternative Exercises approved by the Degree Committee.

Written examination

For the Muslim-Jewish Relations pathway, students may take examinations as part of their degree:

Three written examination papers on subjects approved by the Degree Committee. With the approval of the Degree Committee, a student may offer, in place of one or more of those papers, the same number of essays, each of not more than 5,000 words, including footnotes, but excluding bibliography, or equivalent Alternative Exercises approved by the Degree Committee.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

11 months

Start date

01-OCT-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£11,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£26,208

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High 2.1 Honours Degree.