Masters of Research

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1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Institution: Glasgow Caledonian University
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The MRes, which meets ESRC guidelines, combines broadly-based and subject specific training in research methodologies and transferable research skills. Designed for those seeking to enhance their research knowledge and skills, it is delivered by experienced researchers from across the...

Global Development MA

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12 months full time 24 months part time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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This programme examines political, economic, and socio-cultural transformations in the Global South and interrogates the dynamics, challenges and opportunities confronting its societies. You’ll learn about the experiences and viewpoints of people and nations of the Global South regarding...

War in the Modern World MA

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2yrs Online Learning

Institution: King’s College London
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Our War in the Modern World MA will give you an advanced and comprehensive understanding of the historical evolution of warfare and international security since the end of the Second World War. You will examine contemporary warfare and security issues in the light of the wide-ranging political,...

Global Development and Education MA

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12 months full time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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This programme examines political, economic, and socio-cultural transformations in the Global South and interrogates the dynamics, challenges and opportunities confronting its societies – with a focus on education in development. You’ll learn about the experiences and viewpoints of people and...

Global Politics MSc

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MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science
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The MSc Global Politics is a leading, interdisciplinary programme on globalisation, global governance and global politics. Based in the Department of Government and taught by the Departments of Government, International Relations and International Development, and the European Institute, it makes...

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Conflict, Development and Security MA

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12 months full time 24 months part time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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This interdisciplinary programme addresses the convergence of security and development issues, and its implications for analysing the reconstruction of war-affected societies. The course bridges the themes of conflict, liberal styles of governance and aid policy. You will analyse the ways in which...

Inequalities and Social Science MSc

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MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science
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The MSc Inequalities and Social Science is a comprehensive and wide-ranging programme, providing an introduction to a range of interdisciplinary approaches to the social scientific analysis of inequality. As a result of dramatic economic and social changes over recent years, the study of inequality...

Security, Terrorism and Insurgency MA

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12 months full time

Institution: Leeds, University of
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Drawing on the School’s research strengths in international security and sub-state conflicts, this programme addresses the phenomena of terrorism and insurgency in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It will introduce you to the history of terrorism, from state sponsored terrorism in the...

Philosophy of the Social Sciences MSc

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MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science
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With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the MSc Philosophy of Science explores both general questions about the nature of science and specific foundational issues related to the individual sciences. This programme...

International Relations of the Middle East MSc

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1 year full time, 2 years part time

Institution: Edinburgh, The University of
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This programme offers an advanced theoretical and empirical understanding of the international relations of the Middle East, exploring and applying several theoretical models: realism constructivism historical sociology structuralism The programme offers an in-depth understanding of the main...

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Arab World Studies MSc

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MSc 24 months full-time

Institution: Durham University
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The MSc in Arab world Studies is intended to provide rigorous, research-driven, interdisciplinary, masters-level education and training. It is committed to providing a supportive learning environment that seeks to combine critical and practical reasoning.

Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies MSc

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MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Institution: Edinburgh, The University of
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On this taught programme, you will gain an advanced, interdisciplinary understanding of the history, modern politics and culture of the Islamic Middle East, and explore the paradigms behind the various disciplines within this field.

Terrorism and Political Violence MSc

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MSc 1 Year FT, 2 Years PT

Institution: Kingston University
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Choose Kingston’s Terrorism and Political Violence MSc The study of terrorism and political violence has long been an important arena of academic research and debate. Moreover, the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, and the resulting US-led ‘war on terror’, have brought this...

Master of Research

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Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2.5 years

Institution: Queen Margaret University
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In this flexible course that can be taken online, you’ll develop professional-standard research skills in the subject of your choice. An MRes can give you a competitive edge in the researcher job market, and is also a valuable stepping stone towards a PhD. If you are thinking about a career in...

Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (IMES) MSc by Research

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MSc by Research: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Institution: Edinburgh, The University of
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This programme builds on your knowledge in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies or related fields and aims to develop and enhance your research skills and your skills in academic writing. It is ideal if you have a clear idea of the independent research you wish to undertake at masters level.

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Islamic Banking and Finance MSc

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MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Institution: East London, University of
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This programme provides a unique perspective on banking and finance, combining conventional and Islamic views, enabling you to compare, contrast and learn the best of both. Taught by leading academics and practitioners, this MSc provides you with a strong foundation in the principles and practice...

Islamic Finance and Business Law LLM

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LLM 1 Year FT, 2 Years PT

Institution: BPP University College
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The LLM in Islamic Finance and Business Law offers students an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills that are practice orientated in the Islamic law relating to business and finance. It covers the establishment and operation of financial institutions and businesses that are Shari’ah...

Arabic-English Translation and Interpreting MA

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MA 1 Year FT, 2 Years part time

Institution: Durham University
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This course is ideal both for prospective professional translators and for those wishing to go on to further academic study, and it is internationally well respected for both of those purposes. The course is designed for both native speakers of Arabic, and speakers of English who have near-native...

Culture & Difference MA

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MA 1 Year FT

Institution: Durham University
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This MA is concerned with the shaping of identities at borderlines of all kinds. It is interdisciplinary in approach, bringing together colleagues from Modern Languages, Theology, Philosophy, Law, Education, and Anthropology. It explores cultural diversity, and beyond that, the human relationship...

Comparative Literature MA

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MA 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

Institution: SOAS University of London
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The opportunity to move from the familiar Euro-American literary canons into the fresh but less well known worlds of African and Asian literature is what attracts most students to this popular MA. At SOAS, students benefit from the unique expertise in this vast field possessed by the school’s...

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Archaeology and Heritage of Egypt and the Middle East MA

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Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years

Institution: University College London
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UCL is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in the archaeology and cultural heritage of Egypt and the Middle East. The programme is ideally suited to students seeking to combine advanced study of these regions with new technical and interpretative skills, and offers an ideal grounding...

Islamic Studies MA

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MA 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

Institution: SOAS University of London
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The MA offers the students the opportunity to concentrate on the Qur’an, the Hadith and other Islamic texts, and so provides a unique training in the translation of Islamic religious material. The degree is designed to benefit academics, teachers of Islam in other institutions, translators of...

New Zealand and Australian universities offer courses in a huge range of subjects at Postgraduate level

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Institution: Study Options: Study in Australia and New Zealand
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The range of subjects available to study at Australian and New Zealand universities is huge. Almost any subject you can study at university in the UK will be offered by at least one university in Australia or New Zealand, and you’ll also have the option of studying subjects that are not widely...

International Development Management MA

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Full time: September start – 12 months (15 with placement) / January start – 15 months (18 with placement)
Part time: September start – 24 months / January start – 27 months

Institution: Bradford, University of
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This degree is at the cutting edge of development theory, policy and management. It provides students with the critical and analytical skills to enable them to operate effectively in international development environments. Covering macro and micro level perspectives, the course offers rich...

Near and Middle Eastern Studies MA

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MA 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

Institution: SOAS University of London
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The MA in Near and Middles Eastern Studies provides exceptional opportunities for studying this diverse and fascinating area at the postgraduate level through a variety of disciplinary approaches. The main emphasis of the programme is on the modern period through the courses in history, geography,...

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Master in Advanced European and International Studies – Mediterranean studies Diploma Certificate MA

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Area studies at the crossroads of theory and practice

Institution: CIFE: Centre International de Formation Européenne
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 The Mediterranean Studies programme (English, French) of MAEIS in an international master which aims to educate the next generation of Euro-Mediterranean decision makers. This one-year Master follows the slogan ‘Learning and living Mediterranean’ where the partcipants rotate...

Iranian Studies MA

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MA full-time, part-time

Institution: SOAS University of London
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Among all universities in Europe and North America SOAS host the biggest concentration of research and teaching staff working on Iranian history, politics, economics, religions, art and archeology, linguistics, Persian language and literature, media, film, anthropology and music. SOAS has the...

Middle East and Mediterranean Studies MA

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MA one year FT, two years PT, Sept-Sept 

Institution: King’s College London
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Expert interdisciplinary research-led teaching in the contemporary history, international relations, security, culture, languages and politics of the Mediterranean and Middle East. Broad choice of modules. Possible future careers include working in the United Nations, EU, diplomacy, journalism and...

Art and Social Practice MA

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Full time: 12 months; Part time 24 months; online/distance learning 12-24 months

Institution: University of the Highlands and Islands

Artists in the 21st century work in participatory settings where skills in creative and social engagement are essential. This course addresses these changing needs and facilitates a shift in thinking away from conventional ideas about where art practices are located and how work is disseminated....

MA Iranian Studies and Intensive Persian MA

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MA full-time, part-time

Institution: SOAS University of London
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Among all universities in Europe and North America SOAS host the biggest concentration of research and teaching staff working on Iranian history, politics, economics, religions, art and archeology, linguistics, Persian language and literature, media, film, anthropology and music. SOAS has the...

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