Research course

Middle Eastern Studies

Institution
Durham University · School of Government and International Affairs
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the MPhil and MA include an Honours degree 2:1 or First at BA level or equivalent; entry requirements for the PhD include a Masters degree in an appropriate subject or its equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

All PhD programmes are assessed by submission of a 100,000 word thesis and an oral examination. All MPhil programmes are assessed by submission of a 60,000 word thesis and an oral examination. All MA by Research programmes are assessed by submission of a 40,000 word thesis (no oral examination).

Information for international students

English language requirements include an IELTS total of 7.0 (with no component within that score lower than 6.5) OR TOEFL 102 (with no component within that score lower than 25).

Fees and funding

Durham Doctoral Studentships; North East Doctoral Training Centre Studentships (ESRC) for Politics and International Relations and Language Based Area Studies.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

MA by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Government and International Affairs
Email
sgia.pgadmissions@durham.ac.uk
Phone
(0)191 334 5656