SOAS, University of London
History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East
This programme covers an area stretching from Islamic Spain through the Arab countries, Turkey, Iran, and Central Asia in diverse historical periods; it offers courses dealing with particular regions or categories of art such as Fatimid art and architecture, Arab, Persian, and Turkish painting, Mamluk architecture, and applied arts and architecture of Ottoman Egypt and Syria; various archaeological issues of the Islamic Middle East are also covered; the programme also engages with trans-regional topics that extend beyond the Middle East, such as the illumination of the Qur'an, and cultural and artistic relationships between the Islamic Middle East and Europe.
Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent).
Dissertation in history of art and archaeology: history of art and archaeology of Islamic Middle East; approaches to critical interpretation and aesthetic theories; architectural boundaries and the body; illustrated manuscript cultures of Southeast Asia; art and architecture of the early Ottomans and the Beyliks (13-15th centuries); curating cultures.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,900 per Academic year (home fees)||1 calendar years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 calendar years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,950 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|School of Oriental and African Studies||Camden||WC1H 0XG||South East|
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