Taught course

Middle East Studies

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

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in the Social Sciences or Humanities.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
  • You’ll develop your research skills through in-depth study of the recent and social history of the Middle East
  • Receive core training in social scientific philosophy and methodology and learn how to apply this to the study of the contemporary Middle East
  • You’ll examine how the region has changed and developed over the last 150 years
  • Join an active and collaborative research culture that draws together doctoral researchers, staff and students to produce cutting-edge knowledge about the Arab and Islamic worlds
  • Learn discipline specific methodology and analytical techniques that lay the basis for you to progress to doctoral study

Information for international students

English language requirements
  • IELTS
    Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
  • TOEFL
    Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
  • Pearson
    58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

Fees and funding

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

The University of Exeter is offering scholarships to the value of over £4 million for students starting with us in September 2021. Details of scholarships, including our Global Excellence scholarships and GREAT scholarships (British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign) for international fee paying students, can be found on our dedicated funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Ahmed Dailami
Email
pg-ad@exeter.ac.uk