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International Relations of the Middle East

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
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About

The International Relations of the Middle East programme at The University of Edinburgh offers an in-depth understanding of the main historical events, processes and actors that have shaped and continue to shape the political dynamics of the Middle East.

Overview

The International Relations of the Middle East programme at The University of Edinburgh 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

Students will have the opportunity to acquire specialised knowledge about the region delivered by our academic staff, whose research covers a variety of topics including:

  • the politics of Islam
  • oil
  • the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • the Arab Spring
  • the politics and theories of the state
  • the politics of human rights
  • international law

As well as placing the region in broader analytical, conceptual and theoretical debates of international relations and the social sciences, we also aim to foster knowledge of Middle East international relations by examining:

  • local cultures
  • histories
  • languages
  • religions

You will acquire a strong understanding of theoretical and conceptual tools required to understand Middle East international relations.

Career opportunities:

This degree prepares you to have a specialized knowledge of the region and of International Relations that allows you to pursue careers in:

  • international development
  • research centres
  • foreign service
  • journalism

Our graduates also built on the skills that they acquired in this programme to pursue further academic training in doctoral programmes.

Programme Structure

The programme will be delivered through lectures, seminars, group work and guided independent study.

You will complete two compulsory courses and four option courses, after which you will work towards an independently researched dissertation.

Core courses

The compulsory courses are:

  • The Middle East in International Relations

Either:

  • International Relations Theory
  • International Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
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  • National

    24000 GBP/year
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Part-time fees per year

  • Home: £12,000
    • International/EU: £12,000

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
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Funding

 

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