University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Students study Arabic and Middle Eastern studies; students undertake original research under the supervision of 1 or more academic staff; students undertake research training.

Entry requirements

For Master's a BA 2.1 or equivalent; for PhD applicants must hold or be studying for an MA or equivalent. English language requirement is IELTS 6.5 overall with not less than 6.0 in any component.

Assessment methods

These include a thesis; for PhD 300 pages or 100,000 words; for MPhil 200 pages or 60,000 words; MA(Res) 100 pages or 30,000 words which is examined by viva at the end of their period of study.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MA (Res) Full-time - 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time - 2 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies - Research Postgraduate
Telephone number: 
0113 343 7844