Research course

Middle East & Mediterranean Studies Research

King's College London · Mediterranean and 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, April, September

Course content

The 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 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.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

AHRC, Graduate School and School of Arts & Humanities studentships and bursaries, self-funded. Overseas students with sponsorship receive it 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 2736
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200