University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed our continuing role as a leading programme for research and study of Islam, the Middle East, and other related subjects. Over 70% of research activity in Area Studies (IMES and Asian Studies) was classified as world-leading and internationally excellent. We offer expert supervision for postgraduate studies in Islam, the Middle East and related subjects. You will be studying in an environment that produces world-leading work, with staff who are conducting research of international significance. A broad spectrum of research areas is available to you as a postgraduate student. Areas include: - cinema and media studies of the Middle East - comparative historical studies of Islam and Europe - cultural studies of the modern Middle East - diaspora studies - Islamic history - Islamic philosophy - modern and classical Arabic literature - modern and classical Persian literature - modern Middle Eastern history - Persian, Arabic and Turkish languages - politics of the modern Middle East - Shi'ism - Sufism - translation studies We also offer opportunities for interdisciplinary study across the University.

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School Administrator (School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures - Research)
Telephone number: 
01316513988