Taught course

Palestine Studies

University of Exeter · Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

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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


Course content

  • Equips you with the skills, sources and tools to study the Middle East, with a specific focus on Palestinian Studies
  • A specialised, flexible programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research
  • Our teaching places an emphasis not only on a nuanced understanding of Israel/Palestine but also on finding practical, real-world solutions to the issues
  • The European Centre for Palestine Studies is a lively and supportive research community, where students have the opportunity to get involved in organising events
  • Your knowledge and expertise in Israel/Palestine 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
International students

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

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