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Middle Eastern Studies BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This Middle Eastern Studies degree gives you a deep and wide-ranging understanding of the history, politics, society and culture of the Middle East and North Africa.From the early history of the Arabs, North Africans and Islam to the complex international relations of today, you’ll build your knowledge through a range of conceptual approaches such as postcolonialism, decoloniality and Critical Muslim Studies.Core modules will build up your knowledge base on the key issues and themes in Middle Eastern and North African studies and you’ll choose from a range of optional modules depending on your interests. You can choose from a variety of topics, from Arab culture, politics and performance to Qur’anic Studies and Islamic law.You also have a choice of languages to study, such as Arabic, Turkish or Persian.Whatever you decide, you’ll develop a real insight into the context of communities across the Middle East and North Africa.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Leeds

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  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    153 77%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%



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