University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Arab World Studies

The course offers 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 by experts whose publications contribute to their subject on the international level; 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; staff 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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 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

Campus details

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

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