Research course

Middle Eastern Studies

King's College London · Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Entry requirements

A Master's degree at Distinction or Merit level (or international equivalent) in a subject appropriate to the course is usually required.

In exceptional circumstances, applicants with a Bachelor's degree with 1st class or 2:1 honours (or international equivalent) and extensive relevant experience may be considered for entry.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our research programme offers a unique and exciting environment for the in-depth study of the varied aspects of the Mediterranean and Middle East. The programme has attracted students from all over the Middle East and Mediterranean (including Egypt, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iraq, Bahrain and Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates), as well as Europe, Japan, Canada and the United States. Students are carrying out research in areas as diverse as the Middle East Peace process, the history of Zionism, Greek-Turkish foreign relations, Euro-Arab and Euro-Mediterranean political and economic relations; Israel's foreign and domestic policy; and the foreign policy of the Arab world; Social change in Kuwaiti Society, UAE National Security Policy.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48-72 months
full time
36 months


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 7848 7206