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About

Recent political shifts in Muslim majority countries have put Muslim minorities in the spotlight and impacted upon their relationship with their host societies. This Muslim Minorities in a Global Context (Online) programme from SOAS University of London gives you an opportunity to consider Muslim minority communities comparatively, within both western and non-western contexts.

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Overview

You will explore the varieties of religious interpretations and practices that have resulted in issues and challenges arising uniquely within different Muslim minority communities and the key themes of:

  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Islamaphobia
  • Law
  • History
  • Civil society

Why study MA Buddhist Studies with Intensive Language at SOAS

The Muslim Minorities in a Global Context (Online) programme from SOAS University of London is highly interdisciplinary and offers a flexible combination of module choices including law, history, international relations, and diplomacy. You will gain the expertise to evaluate materials from different sources such as the media, government reports and legal documents as well as academic research.

You will acquire the skills necessary to work in a wide range of professions that require an understanding of inter-cultural relations and policy-making at both local and national levels.

Employment

Students from SOAS’s Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) develop an in-depth understanding of international affairs, contemporary diplomatic practice and policy-makers. Graduates leave with a portfolio of transferable skills such as critical analysis, problem solving, negotiation and communication, all of which are valued by employers across a number of sectors.

Recent CISD graduates have been hired by:

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ernst & Young
  • European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
  • Government of India
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Medical Aid for Palestinians
  • NHS
  • The Commonwealth
  • UK National Commission for UNESCO
  • UNHCR
  • United Nations
  • World Food Programme

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Muslim Minorities in a Global Context
  • Dissertation
  • Contemporary India, State, Society and Politics
  • Global Public Policy
  • Global Diplomacy: Global Citizenship and Advocacy
  • International Security
  • Islam
  • Islamic Law in a Global Context

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). We welcome applications from academically strong individuals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds. Candidates with a lower class degree but with degree-relevant work experience may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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