Taught course

International Relations of the Middle East with Arabic

University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science

Entry requirements

Students will be required to have a First or Upper Second Class degree or equivalent, ideally with a background in the Social Sciences and/or Middle Eastern Studies. Applicants should have little or no Arabic language expertise. Those for whom English is not their first language, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 600 (with 55 in each section and 4.0 in TWE) or an International English Testing System (IELTS) score of 7.0 (with 6.0 in each section) will be required.

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary programme will equip students with a theoretical basis in International Relations to explore the historical and political dynamics of Middle Eastern politics, combined with an intensive Arabic language programme.

Fees and funding

Please see our Scholarships and Student Finance Office for information about funding opportunities:

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0) 131 651 3064