Taught course

Kurdish Studies

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

  • A flexible specialised programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research using our unique library and archival holdings
  • A unique course which places the history, politics and culture of the Kurds and Kurdistan, so often left at the periphery, at the centre of critical focus
  • You will investigate and contextualise major events in Kurdish history, culture and politics and engage with the evolution of Kurdish studies as a field, including its colonial past
  • Exeter's Centre for Kurdish Studies has made a unique contribution to the field for over a decade. Join the activities of this vibrant research community
  • Your knowledge and expertise in Kurdish studies and the wider 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
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/arabislamic/kurdishstudiesma/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/arabislamic/kurdishstudiesma/#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
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    21 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