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What will I learn?

Overview

  • Advanced study of Islam with leading scholars in the field
  • A broad and flexible programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research
  • You will investigate key issues and debates in Islamic studies and receive training in the methologies of Islamic studies research
  • IAIS is one of the foremost academic departments in Middle East, Islamic Studies and Arabic. Get involved in a variety of IAIS activities and join our vibrant research community
  • Your advanced knowledge and expertise in Islam and contemporary debates in Islamic Studies will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors to further academic study

Careers

Graduates from this programme may find professional employment in a wide range of sectors both in the UK and internationally. A comprehensive background in Islamic Studies is relevant to careers in:

  • academia and education
  • international agencies such as the United Nations or the European Union
  • international development
  • print and broadcast media
  • politics
  • private sector companies with interests in Islamic countries
  • business and risk analysts

Which department am I in?

Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£20,500.00 (US$ 24,820) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Streatham Campus

Northcote House,

Queen's Drive,

Exeter,

Devon,

EX4 4QJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to hold a relevant Bachelors degree with a grade equivalent to a UK Upper Second-class honours (2:1). We consider applications on a case-by-case basis, but typically we equate a GPA of 3.2 or above in a US first degree as comparable to a UK Upper Second-class.

For international students

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. 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.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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