University Subject Tables 2019
Degrees in this subject tend to focus on one of the two regions, allowing a detailed examination of the history, culture, politics and geography that make them what they are today. We include African Studies and Modern Middle Eastern Studies in this table.
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Middle Eastern & African Studies – North East
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.Read more
A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.
Maximum score: 5.00Read more
A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.
Maximum score: 4.00Read more
A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.
Maximum score: 100Read more
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.
Maximum score: 100.0Read more
Subject Table Rankings
Durham University finished top of the Middle Eastern & African Studies table in 2015 and has not dropped out of the top three since then.
Durham’s Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies is the only department in the UK recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), a strong indication of its outstanding research and teaching.
Read University and Subject League Table Methodology to find where the data comes from, how the tables are compiled, and explanations of the measures used.
The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100
- Overall Score: 100.0
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.