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Politics and International Relations of the Middle East MA

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • Examine key issues in Middle Eastern domestic, regional and global politics
  • You’ll develop a sophisticated understanding of international relations in the region and an awareness of the different perspectives and debates within this field
  • Add a further dynamic to your studies and take a beginner’s level course in Persian, Arabic or Kurdish languages
  • Benefit from direct access to academics carrying out cutting-edge research in Arab and Islamic studies
  • Your advanced knowledge and understanding of complex political and cultural issues in continually changing environments will be valued by public and private sector employers

Careers

Throughout your programme you will develop an advanced understanding and appreciation of the culture, politics and history of the Middle East which will be valued by employers in both the public and private sectors. Alongside this, you’ll gain a range of academic and professional skills including:

The ability to synthesise and comment critically on a body of academic writing and evaluate government and other relevant publications
Construct and defend a rigorous argument, both in written and oral form, using primary and secondary materials
Independent research
Organising, planning and time management

Further study

The academic skills developed on the MA Politics and International Relations of the Middle East will enable to you to pursue doctoral study. The Institute has an international profile for our pioneering regional focus on the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula and expertise in Islamic Studies providing an ideal place in which to undertake an MPhil/PhD.

Employment and professional development

Our excellent Career Zone provides invaluable support, advice and access to graduate employers. Visit the?employment and professional development?pages for more information, including podcasts and profiles,?about the range of support available.

In addition, the location of this programme within a hub of renowned academia will offer you the possibility of connections, networking opportunities, advice and guidance from others with extensive academic and career-related experience in this field.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,400per 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 Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    166 76%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    9

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