SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Religion in Global Politics

This programme has a regional focus rarely, if at all addressed in similar programmes in the subject area, draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives (law; international relations and politics; development; anthropology; migration and diaspora studies; and gender studies).

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours (or equivalent).

Course modules

Compulsory modules: dissertation in religion in global politics; religion in global politics: theories and themes. Optional modules may include: communication, culture and politics in the Middle East: theoretical and analytical approaches; culture and conflict in the Himalaya; eastern and orthodox Christianity; human rights and Islamic law; human rights in the developing world; imagining Pakistan: culture, politics and gender; Iran: history, culture, politics; Israel, the Arab world and the Palestinians; Jainism: history, doctrine and the contemporary worlds; modern Muslim thinkers of South Asia; modern trends in Islam; Muslim Britain: perspectives and realities; religious practice in Japan: texts, rituals and believers; Taiwan's politics and cross-strait relations; the politics of culture in contemporary South Asia; Zionist ideology; Zoroastrianism: historical and contemporary perspectives.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,895 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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