Taught course

Gender Studies (Middle East and Islamic World)

Institution
University of Exeter · Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social sciences or humanities discipline. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Advanced and critical study of the theory and politics of gender in the Middle East and Islamicate world, with an emphasis on connecting the language of academia with lived lives
  • A flexible programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research using our unique collections and archival resources
  • Besides the in-depth knowledge of gender issues in the region, our students particularly appreciate the connections our innovative teaching makes with creativity and activism
  • Get involved in a variety of IAIS activities and join our vibrant and creative research community. Our Postgraduate students in gender studies play an active role in various research centres, including Islamic Studies, Palestine, Gulf and Kurdish Studies
  • Your knowledge and expertise in complex political and cultural issues relating to gender and the Middle East will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors for further academic study

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/arabislamic/genderstudiesma/#fees
International students
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/arabislamic/genderstudiesma/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 723192