University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Middle Eastern Studies

The course offers a wide range of research and advanced training in the history, languages, religious traditions and politics of the Middle East; training and research supervision in all major cultures and periods of the region are delivered; research embraces the historical-literary study of classical periods, as well as current approaches in the exploration of the social, cultural, literary or religious characteristics of the contemporary Middle East; research interests include: Modern Islamic thought; the role of women in the Muslim world; translation studies; Israeli culture; modern Jewish thought; 20th-century relations between Europe and the Arab Middle East as well as Iran; alongside classical Islamic history; Shiism; rabbinic Judaism; Turkic linguistics; and the pre-Islamic and Christian history of the Middle East.

Course modules

Sponsorship information

British and EU students intending to take a research degree (MPhil or PhD) in the School are eligible to apply for support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). AHRC grants are competitive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students. Please see the School website for further details. The School also offers a limited number of bursaries and studentships on a competitive basis, details of which will be posted on the School website as soon as they are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,098 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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0161 275 3559