University of East London

University of East London

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

The course is to provide a critical appreciation of a broad range of issues relating to a distinctive socio-cultural, political and religious context in a comparative perspective; it is aimed to promote open discussion and debate, critical analysis, research and development of newer frameworks as demanded by contemporary events; it aims to engender excellent research and writing skills based on stronger foundations and better understanding of the origins, evolution and contemporary developments of an under researched area; the objective of the program is promote better understanding of the dynamics of the Islamic and Middle Eastern world through law related frameworks which include human rights, religion, colonialism, eurocentrism, racism, sexism and dialogue.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in law, social sciences or humanities or another appropriate discipline (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.5 with 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Modules include: International law as an area study: Middle East; dissertation; plus options including: Islam and human rights; Islamic legal cultures; Islamic legal theories; feminist legal theories; international human rights; law and development; law of armed conflict.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework; students take 4 modules of 30 credits each for which they submit their coursework of approximately 7,000 words at the end of the semester; the LLM dissertation accounting for 60 credits involves a 15,000 word essay; the full time students normally complete the 180 credits requirements in 1 academic year while part time students complete the same in 2 years.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Square Stratford Newham E15 1NF South East

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