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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies) MPhil

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies) MPhil

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Middle Eastern Studies Asian Studies Contemporary Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Modern Middle Eastern Studies pathway is designed for highly motivated students who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Modern Middle East, together with the research skills necessary to carry out independent primary research work in the Humanities or Social Sciences to a high academic standard. Graduates will be well placed to pursue further research in a PhD programme, to use their skills and knowledge 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. The pathway in Modern Middle Eastern Studies will equip its graduates with the skills and knowledge to research independently and effectively on aspects of Modern Middle Eastern Studies, using the methods of the Humanities and Social Sciences. They will have further developed their skills in reading Arabic, Hebrew or Persian source materials. Graduates will also be able to show a sophisticated understanding of the wider fields of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and the ability to communicate their knowledge and their research findings effectively.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

11 months

Start date

OCT

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£11,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£24,960

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.