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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-FEB-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The programme encourages students to explore in-depth a range of topics relating to Islam and Muslims from contemporary and historical perspectives. Islamic Studies is a long-standing discipline at the university, and our academic team have contributed to the field through publications, specialist research, and participation in international conferences.

The MA provides a high-quality student experience suitable for those working within – or associated with - Muslim communities, in minority and majority contexts, especially those wishing to develop a greater understanding of the people, cultures and religious perspectives within which they are engaged.

Islamic Studies (MA) explores significant themes relating to Islam and Muslims in diverse contexts, with detailed lectures and tutorial discussions. This is accomplished through a blend of teaching assessments, including a final dissertation focused on a subject reflecting your Islamic Studies’ interests.

Why choose this course?

  • Islamic Studies is a long-standing discipline at the university
  • Academic team that contributes to publications, specialist research, and participation in international conferences
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development for those working in the field of Islam or with majority and minority Muslim communities.
  • Our staff are highly experienced teachers who have taught in different institutions and countries and who bring with them valuable expertise in guiding international students through their programmes of study.

Assessment

Islamic Studies (MA) explores significant themes relating to Islam and Muslims in diverse contexts, with detailed lectures and tutorial discussions. This is accomplished through a blend of teaching assessments, including a final dissertation focused on a subject reflecting your Islamic Studies’ interests.

Career Opportunities

The programme has been designed to attract students interested in developing both their generic as well as their subject-specific skills. It offers opportunities for students who have recently graduated to move on to work at level 7 in their specialist field of study and help prepare them for careers in education, ministry and research.

The programme also offers excellent continuing professional development for teachers at various stages of their career, ministers currently in pastoral charge seeking further professional development and other interested parties. In addition, the programme will be attractive to students who wish to study out of personal interest or faith commitment.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,000overall cost

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 Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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