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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Classical Islamic History and Culture)

University of Cambridge

11 months
Duration
27516 GBP/year
12159 GBP/year
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About

The Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Classical Islamic History and Culture) offered by the University of Cambridge is designed for highly motivated students who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of the pre-modern Islamic world, together with the research skills necessary to carry out independent primary research work to a high academic standard. 

Overview

Graduates will be well placed to pursue further research in a PhD programme, to use their skills and knowledge in the heritage sector, in education, or in any other field where cultural understanding, linguistic skills, and high-level critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills are needed.

Learning Outcomes

The Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Classical Islamic History and Culture) offered by the University of Cambridge will equip its graduates with the skills and knowledge to research independently and effectively the history and literatures of the pre-modern Islamic world, including further development of their skills in reading Arabic or Persian source materials. 

Graduates will also be able to show a sophisticated understanding of the wider fields of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and the ability to communicate their knowledge and their research findings effectively.

Programme Structure

Course overview:

  • A core taught module provides a full overview of the wider field of Middle Eastern Studies and on-going training and support in preparation for the dissertation. The two optional modules provide specialist training in specific aspects of the history or literatures of the pre-modern Islamic world.
  • Students are also encouraged to engage in various training courses and reading groups in the department of Middle Eastern Studies, as well as the department’s fortnightly research seminars, and the research seminars of the Centre for Islamic Studies and the many other research events taking place across the wider university.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.
  • Two academic references  
  • Transcript  
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English   
  • Statement of Interest
  • Research proposal
  • Sample of work

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27516 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27516 GBP per year during 11 months.
  • National

    12159 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12159 GBP per year during 11 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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