A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, ideally with a background in Islamic and/or Middle Eastern studies or in ancient history or Middle Eastern civilisations.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This interdisciplinary programme builds on a number of fields of study, including ancient history, Middle Eastern studies and Islamic studies. It is distinctive in its breadth and diversity, drawing on the University’s extensive expertise in Iranian historical and cultural studies from the pre-Islamic Iran to the present day. You will also learn from scholars with complementary interests in the Middle East and the Mediterranean.
The programme provides a wide-ranging academic teaching and learning experience, one unique in the field of Persian studies, particularly for those who wish to combine research projects at postgraduate level with specialist methodological, theoretical, literary, and historiographical training.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://wwww.ad.ac.uk/studying/international
Fees and funding
Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Programme Administrator
- +44 (0)131 651 3988