University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

International Relations of the Middle East with Arabic

This programme offers an intensive Arabic language programme (including a period spent in the Arab world) with an advanced theoretical and empirical understanding of the international relations of the Middle East. Students obtain an in-depth understanding of the main historical events, processes and actors that have shaped and continue to shape political dynamics in the Middle East; students also acquire a strong understanding of the theoretical and conceptual tools required to understand Middle East international relations, helping them to form an academically-based, independent and critical knowledge of the Middle East.

Entry requirements

The academic entry requirement is a UK Honours degree with at least 2.1 or its international equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0131 651 5074