Research course

Kurdish Studies

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

Entry requirements

Please contact the School for details.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is recognised as one of the main centres in the world for social sciences and humanities teaching and research in relation to the Arab world and the world of Islam. Exeter is the only British university to have developed a strong research focus in the field of Kurdish Studies, with the two main Kurdish dialects being taught. As such, we are the leading centre of research in the field in the UK, and one of the global centres of excellence.
Research in the department is focussed around the following areas; Ethnicity, domination and resistance; Memory and Heritage; The Yezidis; Oral literature and Conflict studies.

Department specialisms

Diaspora and migration studies Islamic studies, culture, philosophy and law Kurdish studies Middle East politics, economics, society, history and culture Modern Islamist movements Social anthropology of the Middle East Women and gender studies Islamic material culture

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
48-60 months
distance learning
24-60 months
full time
24-36 months

PhD

distance learning
36-84 months
part time
72-84 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Email
ssis-researchadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 1392 724490