Graduates will be well placed to pursue further research in a PhD programme, to use their skills and knowledge in NGOs, charities, government, education, or in any other field where cultural understanding, linguistic skills, and high-level critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills are needed.
The Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies) offered by the University of Cambridge will equip its graduates with the skills and knowledge to research independently and effectively on aspects of Modern Middle Eastern Studies, using the methods of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
They will have further developed their skills in reading Arabic, Hebrew 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.
- Students of the Modern Middle Eastern Studies pathway study three taught modules and write a research dissertation of not more than 15,000-words. 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 Modern Middle Eastern Studies.
- 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.
- 11 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
- Statement of interest
- Research proposal
- Sample of work
International28893 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28893 GBP per year during 11 months.
National12525 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12525 GBP per year during 11 months.
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