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Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

On this taught programme, you will gain an advanced, interdisciplinary understanding of the history, modern politics and culture of the Islamic Middle East, and explore the paradigms behind the various disciplines within this field.

Why Edinburgh

Recognised in the UK and internationally as a leading institution for research and undergraduate and postgraduate study, our department is well resourced.

We are home to the Alwaleed Centre, part of an international network of centres devoted to the promotion of better mutual understanding between the World of Islam and the West.

We boast an impressive library of current and archival material.

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

    15th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 10

    6th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    182 93%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    6th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    177 90%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    88th

    26

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