Taught course

International Relations of the Middle East

University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science

Entry requirements

Students admitted to this programme will be required to have a First or Upper Second Class degree or equivalent. We expect that the majority of students will have a background in the Social Sciences and/or Middle Eastern Studies. For applicants for whom English is not their first language, require a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 580 (with 55 in each section and 4.0 in TWE) or an International English Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in each section).

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in International Relations of the Middle East is an interdisciplinary programme that builds on two fields of study, International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies.

Courses in the programme will equip students with a theoretical basis in International Relations to explore the historical and political dynamics of Middle East politics.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0) 131 651 3064