What will I learn?

In this degree, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of two subject areas, studying the history, politics, religion and culture of the Middle East, alongside the study of politics, allowing you to analyse the complex political circumstances that shape our world today.You’ll build your knowledge of the key themes in Middle Eastern studies, from the early history of the Arabs and Islam to the complex international relations of today. Speaking Arabic isn’t a requirement for this course, but you can choose Arabic language modules to develop those skills throughout your degree.You’ll also develop your understanding of political theory and systems of government around the world. You’ll study the mechanisms of power and influence of politics in public life, exploring the real politics behind the headlines and constructing practical solutions to political challenges.With the international outlook and knowledge you develop, you’ll be well prepared for a career in a range of fields.

Which department am I in?

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Full time with time abroad (4 Years)

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Start date

28 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Woodhouse Lane,

Leeds,

LS2 9JT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants will be required to achieve a minimum of 3 subjects in Advanced Placement (AP) or SATS with grades ranging between 4 and 5 or 650 and 750. Subject specific requirements will still apply. Combinations of APs and SATS are welcomed, however where there is a Mathematics A-level requirement, applicants are advised that AP Calculus BC will be required. SATR 1650 (550 in all 3 components) (old scores) Or SATR 1290 (650 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and 620 in Maths) (new scores) Or ACT 26 in English. Minimum qualifications include: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) an overall band of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component skill.

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

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