Taught course

Islam in Contemporary Britain

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
Qualifications
MAPGDip

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Entry requirements

This programme has two exit qualifications. For entry requirements, please visit our website:

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain the skills to pursue high calibre research on Muslims in Britain within the flagship Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK.

Census data shows that Muslims are now the second largest faith community in British society, and they are at the forefront of compelling conversations about the intersection of religion and public life.

Our rewarding MA Islam in Contemporary Britain programme delivers a comprehensive understanding of the development of Muslim communities in the UK, the current challenges they face, and an introduction to the scholarly study of Islam in a modern Western European society.
On this programme, you will gain the social science skills essential to pursue high calibre research on Islam in Britain today within our flagship Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK.
You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and conceptual vocabulary surrounding British Islam and the skills to undertake high quality research according to social sciences professional ethics codes.
Our qualifications are recognised as indicators of professional competence to work with British Muslims.
Encouraged to contribute to the Centre’s highly respected public seminar series, you’ll have ample opportunity to connect with scholarly and public networks.
You’re warmly encouraged to undertake voluntary work with Muslim communities in Cardiff in activities ranging from assisting with homework clubs run via local mosques to contributing to the Muslim Council of Wales ‘iLead’ programme which aims to support young Muslims developing leadership skills.

Our Theology and Religious Studies research ranked 10th in the UK’s recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

This programme has two exit qualifications. For general programme details, please visit our website:

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Master's Excellence Scholarships- If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.

Jameel Scholarships- These scholarships are available for study on the Islam in Contemporary Britain (MA) programme and comprise of full UK tuition fees, a £15,896 annual stipend and £1,000 towards your research costs.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Recruitment
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084