A good degree (2.1) with Honours from a UK university or its equivalent
Months of entry
- Students receive training in traditional and new research techniques and have the opportunity to broaden their language portfolios.
- Small class sizes of no more than 20 students provide a close-knit postgraduate community and friendly environment.
The MLitt in Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of Arabic and Persian in the School of Modern Languages. The programme is aimed at those looking to expand their knowledge in the understanding and knowledge of the literature, culture and history of Middle Eastern languages.
The taught portion of the course consists of five compulsory modules involving literary theory, research skills, and Middle Eastern literature and culture. Classes are delivered through a mixture of lectures, seminars and fortnightly tutorials, with class sizes ranging from individual one-to-one teaching up to 20 students. Modules are assessed through coursework; there are no final exams for this programme.
You will spend the summer months focusing on researching and writing a final dissertation of no more than 15,000 words.
Information for international students
A good degree with Honours in a relevant discipline of the Arts and Humanities from a UK university or its equivalent; Persian or Arabic language proficiency at C1 level on the European Framework or equivalent; English language proficiency with a minimum of 7.0 in IELTS or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||10|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||55|
|Dissertation||35 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Secretary
- +44 (0) 1334 463670