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Middle Eastern Studies MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Middle Eastern Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MPhil is suitable for students who wish to undertake original research over a shorter period than the PhD. It involves one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study. A satisfactory MPhil topic is one that a suitably qualified and properly supervised student can bring to completion within the permitted timeframe. Our MPhil Middle Eastern Studies programme enables you to carry out a piece of original research under the supervision of our academics. Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies at Manchester offers wide-ranging opportunities for research and advanced training in the history, politics, gender studies, literatures, religious traditions and cultures of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Training and research supervision in most major cultures and periods of the MENA region are delivered by experts whose publications contribute to their subject on an international level.

The professional careers open to students who have taken an MPhil in Middle Eastern Studies vary; some continue their studies to doctoral level in academic posts, while others opt for careers in primary or secondary education, in commerce or in administration at the local or national level. We regularly organise seminars, workshops and conferences, and offer some specialist training opportunities. Another major research centre, the Centre for Jewish Studies (CJS), brings together a wide range of specialists from across the University, and a large and active body of graduate students working on various aspects of Jewish culture and history, including modern Israeli/Palestinian society. Your research will normally be supervised by two members of staff at the University. Your supervisors will most likely be members of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, but if your research requires it, we may arrange for supervision by someone outside the School. Other areas of doctoral supervision can be offered or are available through inter-disciplinary collaboration.

Different course options

Full time | The University of Manchester | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,327

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students require successful completion of a master's course with an overall classification of Merit or higher, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training. A research proposal must be included with the formal application materials.