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Islamic Studies

George Washington University

12 months
Duration
65700 USD/year
65700 USD/year
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About

The Graduate Certificate and Master of Arts in Islamic Studies at George Washington University, offered by the Department of Religion, focus on the study of Islam in its classical and contemporary formations, with an emphasis on developing competence in classical Islamic intellectual traditions. 

Overview

Key facts

The cross-disciplinary program allows students to study with a variety of faculty members who are knowledgeable about the classical formulations of Islam, and have on-the-ground experience in Muslim-majority countries and communities. Centrally located in Washington, D.C., the program offers students the opportunity to interact with U.S. government agencies, think tanks, non-governmental institutions, and the large Muslim community residing and working in the metro area. 

The Islamic Studies program at George Washington University also offers “non-traditional students” such as working professionals, civil servants, and employees of international agencies the opportunity to tailor the program to their particular needs.

As a graduate or professional student at GW, you will engage in research- and practice-based programs that extend far beyond our classrooms and campuses and contribute to your personal, professional and intellectual growth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Islamic Historiographies
  • Qur’an and Hadith
  • Islamic Law
  • Topics in the Study of Islam
  • Thesis Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Prior academic records:Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. 
  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. 
  • Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.If transcripts are in a language other than English, English language translations must be provided. The English translation alone should be uploaded into your application.
  • Statement of purpose: In an essay of 250 – 500 words

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    65700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    65700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1825 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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