Taught course

Islamic Studies - Via Distance Learning

Islamic College for Advanced Studies · Islamic College for Advanced Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a first or second class honours degree in Islamic Studies or related fields. Consideration is also given to other qualifications on an individual basis. Applicants without a relevant undergraduate degree may be required to study a foundation course.

Months of entry

January, June, October

Course content

MA in Islamic studies is offered by the Islamic College as a fully validated postgraduate degree from Middlesex University. It offers students the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the core texts of Islam including the Islamic Sciences and recent developments in the Muslim world, the impact of modernity and the relationship between Islam and politics. This degree will be of use to anyone who wishes to pursue an academic career in Islamic Studies, whose work is related to Muslims or the Muslim world, or who have an interest in acquiring a deeper understanding of Islam and Muslim societies.

Information for international students

International students should have completed a suitable undergraduate qualification and have a minimum IELTS grade 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

No funding available.
Tuition fees for 2010-2011 (via Distance Learning Mode): £3950.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
distance learning
36 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100
Dissertation (15000 words)

Course contact details

0208 451 9993 ext. 207 or 02084381207
0208 451 9994