Research course

Middle Eastern Studies Research

King's College London · Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Entry requirements

A first or 2:1 first degree in a subject appropriate to the course. Equivalent overseas qualifications are acceptable. It is not essential to have undertaken research in this field at graduate level, but students are urged to consider taking an MA before undertaking research work.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The research programme offers a unique and exciting environment for the in-depth study of social and political life in the Middle East. The programme has attracted students from all over the Middle East as well as Europe, Japan, Canada and the United States.

Students are carrying out research in areas as diverse as the history and politics of the Middle East, conflict resolution in divided societies, culture and society in the Middle East and North Africa, political economy of the Middle East and the Gulf, and international relations of the Middle East.

Visit the Department of Middle Eastern Studies for more information.

Department specialisms

Please visit our website.

Information for international students

Please visit our International students webpage for information.

For students whose first language is not English please visit our website: English language entry requirements

Fees and funding

Students may be self-funded or may apply for King's Graduate School PGR studentships, or funding opportunities available through London Arts & Humanities Partnership and external funders. Overseas students with sponsorship received from bodies in their own countries.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48-72 months
full time
36 months


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 7206