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Persian and Iranian Studies

University of Arizona

M.A.
12 months
Duration
11136 USD/year
11136 USD/year
10236 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Persian and Iranian Studies offered by the University of Arizona offers a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum. MA students can focus on a) modern or classical Persian literature and culture or b) Iranian (or other Persian speaking societies') history, religion, social organization, and politics. 

Overview

Persian and Iranian Studies offered by the University of Arizona allows students to create a self-designed concentration with the approval of the Director of Graduate Studies.  They also engage in a critical examination of contemporary ideas and methodologies in the field of Persian and Iranian Studies.

  • Students consult with the Director of Graduate Studies each semester to select their courses and they are required to complete 3 courses in their concentration prior to graduation.

    MA students will be thesis track and will be required to reach fourth-year proficiency in Persian language.

Programme Structure

The program benefits from the long tradition of Persian and Iranian studies at the University of Arizona's School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies which also offers undergraduate degrees focusing on Persian. The program intends to prepare graduates to work in academic, public, and private positions where extensive and expert knowledge of Iran or other Persian speaking societies such as Afghanistan and Tajikistan is required.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • 3 Letters of recommendation from academic references preferable. 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Writing Sample (term paper, chapter of thesis, etc.)
  • GPA 3.0 on undergraduate or M.A. degree 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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