University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Islamic Studies

The course is appropriate for all those seeking to further their knowledge in the multidisciplinary academic fields associated with the study of Islam; the programme is taught by experts with diverse interests in Islamic studies, encouraging students to explore in depth a range of topics relating to the Islam and Muslims in contemporary and historical perspectives;.

Entry requirements

A 1st class or upper 2nd class undergraduate degree; the school encourages students with an equivalent and appropriate professional qualification or significant and relevant professional experience to apply; a non-graduate may also be admitted to candidature provided that she/he has gained a minimum of 3 years professional experience relevant and appropriate to the programme and they can demonstrate a satisfactory level of writing/analytical skills.

Course modules

All years: study skills; Islam today; Islamic law in the contemporary world; Muslim networks; Muslim politics; perspectives on Islamic sources; Islam and the environment.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used including summative assignments, course work, essays and a final dissertation.

Fees for 2017

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 1,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time £ 3,333 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 2,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 6,667 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Carmarthen Campus Carmarthen SA31 3EP Wales
Distance Learning

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