Census data shows that Muslims are now the second largest faith community in British society, and they are at the forefront of compelling conversations about the intersection of religion and public life.
Our rewarding MA Islam in Contemporary Britain programme delivers a comprehensive understanding of the development of Muslim communities in the UK, the current challenges they face, and an introduction to the scholarly study of Islam in a modern Western European society.
On this programme, you will gain the social science skills essential to pursue high calibre research on Islam in Britain today within our flagship Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK.
You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and conceptual vocabulary surrounding British Islam and the skills to undertake high quality research according to social sciences professional ethics codes.
Our qualifications are recognised as indicators of professional competence to work with British Muslims.
Encouraged to contribute to the Centre’s highly respected public seminar series, you’ll have ample opportunity to connect with scholarly and public networks.
You’re warmly encouraged to undertake voluntary work with Muslim communities in Cardiff in activities ranging from assisting with homework clubs run via local mosques to contributing to the Muslim Council of Wales ‘iLead’ programme which aims to support young Muslims developing leadership skills.
Our Theology and Religious Studies research ranked 10th in the UK’s recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
Please see the course page on our website for course structure.
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Islamic Studies View 639 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
Please see the course page on our website for admissions criteria.
International19450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19450 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8450 GBP per year during 12 months.
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