University of Leeds
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
This programme offers you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of the cultural, political, religious and historical dimensions which contributed to the making of the modern Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and will shape its development in the 21st century. You will be taught by experts on the MENA region, with a strong research record. Alongside the core study of Islam and Politics, the programme offers a wide range of subject areas, which examine the region from diverse perspectives. You will also have the opportunity to learn the Arabic, Persian and Turkish languages.
A 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a related subject other equivalent qualifications/work experience. For non-native English speakers, an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in all components) is required.
Core modules: Islam, politics and culture in the middle east and north africa; research methods and bibliography; dissertation in middle eastern and islamic studies. Optional modules: authoritarianism, popular revolt and democratisation in the middle east and north africa; islam and modernity; hadith studies: history, criticism and canonisation; islam and modernity; modern arabic media; muslim intellectual encounter with contemporary thought; turkish and persian, and arabic: at all levels.
Assessment is based a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules. This may include unseen examinations, essays, oral presentations and poster presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|
School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Taught Postgraduate Admissions Office
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