A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in the Social Sciences or Humanities.
Months of entry
This masters is designed to develop skills within the field of Middle East Studies. Core training is in social scientific philosophy and methodology, which students learn to apply to the study of the contemporary Middle East.
The programme is designed to develop your understanding of the history and evolution of the Middle East as a region, as well as introducing approaches to studying the area, and specialised quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques appropriate to this specialism.
This programme also forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre – a hub of world-class social sciences research.
Information for international students
If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.
English language requirementsIELTS (Academic)
Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.TOEFL IBT*
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.Pearson Test of English (Academic)
58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.
Fees and funding
Learn more at the fees and funding page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- SSIS Student Recruitment Office
- +44 (0) 1392 723192