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Research Degree Programme MPhil Markfield Institute of Higher Education

UK

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Summary

Research at Markfield Institute of Higher Education: Since 2000, Markfield Institute has prioritised research as a major developmental goal and has offered doctorate level programmes on topics related to Islamic Studies, Islamic Education, and Islamic Banking, Finance and Management. Since its inception, the Postgraduate Research Degrees Programme (including MPhil and PhD) has attracted many national and international students who have successfully obtained research degrees.

The Institute has effectively developed a competent supervisory capacity encompassing a range of expertise related to Islam in a contemporary context. In addition to MIHE’s active research staff, the Institute has developed a network of researchers and visiting scholars, who enhance and contribute to the on-going research projects initiated by the Institute. The Institute organises a range of research training initiatives benefitting staff and research students. Regular research seminars, workshops, symposiums and conferences facilitate the cross-fertilisation of ideas and thinking, and share best research practices.

Partnership with the Catholic University of Leuven: Formerly, Markfield Institute offered its research degree programme in partnership with the University of Portsmouth, Loughborough University and the University of Gloucestershire. MPhil/PhD research degree programmes are currently offered in partnership with the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) Belgium.

Research Areas: Applicants pursuing research interests in the following and related areas are eligible to apply:

Islamic Studies (History, Philosophy and Theology, Ethics, Law, the Qur’an, Hadith/Sunnah and Sirah);
Islam and Educational Studies;
Islamic Economics, Finance, Micro-finance, Accounting and Banking;
Christian-Muslim Relations;
Inter-Faith Relations;
Pastoral Care (Chaplaincy) and Counselling;
Muslims in Britain;
Islam and Modernity;
Islamic Revivalism, Islam and Politics, Democracy and Social Change;
Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility;
Management including Cross-cultural Management;
Social, Economic and Political Implications of Technology.

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Markfield Institute of Higher Education

Ratby Lane,

Markfield,

Leicester,

Leicester,

LE67 9SY, England

Entry requirement for international students

Once you formally commence your research you will attend a series of research training sessions and research supervision meetings (where you will receive guidance and support, enabling progress to be monitored). Research students are expected to remain in close contact with their supervisory team. Opportunities may arise for research degree students to engage in sessional teaching at the Institute. Students are supported throughout this process. The first six months are used to finalise your research proposal and plan the research project. This is subject to approval by both Markfield Institute and KU Leuven, Belgium, and determines whether you are permitted to proceed with the MPhil/PhD programme. Applicants will need to have achieved an average score of 6.5 in their IELTS test (with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four sub-components of language learning [reading, writing, speaking and listening).

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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