SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Middle East Politics

The degree offers students an opportunity to study politics in the region through a number of disciplinary approaches, such as political sociology (class, gender, ethnicity and sect), comparative politics (state power, political economy of development, democratic openings and nationalism), and international politics (war, international political economy, regionalism and dependency); at the same time.

Entry requirements

The qualification for entry is normally a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in politics or international relations, or a related social science discipline; applicants without such a background may be considered for admission depending on their academic training and undergraduate performance.

Course modules

Political society in the Middle East; state and transformation in the Middle East; Islam and politics; Islam and political ideologies; state and transformation in the Middle East; political society in the Middle East; political violence; politics of resistance in the Middle East.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,895 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,948 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,965 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (England) 3 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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