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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MLitt in Iranian Studies offers students the opportunity to study the history, politics and international relations of Iran in a diverse and intellectually stimulating environment.

Course information

The MLitt in Iranian Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the School of History.

The course introduces you to major themes, concepts and approaches including aspects of methodology and historiography. You will explore questions of nationalism, religion and society, as well as an Iran’s place in the region and the broader international community.

Highlights

  • Gain access to a unique range of expertise on Iran from Late Antiquity to the modern era.
  • Study in a rich research environment provided by the Institute for Iranian Studies and with staff located in other Schools including Art History, Classics and Modern Languages.
  • Benefit from the resources of the University Library which has a distinctive collection of over 6,000 Persian books.

Careers

History postgraduates go on to pursue careers in a range of sectors including:

  • journalism
  • publishing
  • think tanks
  • government
  • law
  • teaching.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Application deadline

11 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,370per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 93

    3rd out of 10 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    208 100%

    1st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    3rd

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    188 96%

    3rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    2nd

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