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International Relations of the Middle East MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

This programme offers an advanced theoretical and empirical understanding of the international relations of the Middle East, exploring and applying several theoretical models: realism; constructivism; historical sociology; structuralism.

The programme offers an in-depth understanding of the main historical events, processes and actors that have shaped and continue to shape the political dynamics of the Middle East.

Students will have the opportunity to acquire specialised knowledge about the region delivered by our academic staff, whose research covers a variety of topics including: the politics of Islam; oil; the Arab-Israeli conflict etc.

Career opportunities

This degree prepares you to have a specialized knowledge of the region and of International Relations that allows you to pursue careers in: international development; research centres; foreign service; journalism. Our graduates also built on the skills that they acquired in this programme to pursue further academic training in doctoral programmes.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    184 89%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    79th

    2

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