A flexible specialised programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research using our unique library and archival holdingsYou will investigate and contextualise major events in Kurdish history, culture and politics and engage with the evolution of Kurdish studies as a field, including its colonial pastExeter's Centre for Kurdish Studies has made a unique contribution to the field for over a decade. Join the activities of this vibrant research community
Your knowledge and expertise in Kurdish studies and the wider Middle East will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors for further academic study
Graduates from this Kurdish Studies programme at The University of Exeter may find professional employment in a wide range of sectors both in the UK and internationally. A comprehensive background in Islamic Studies is relevant to careers in:
- academia and education
- international agencies such as the United Nations or the European Union
- international development
- print and broadcast media
- private sector companies with interests in Islamic countries
- business and risk analysts
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- The Kurds: History and Politics
- Theorising the Middle East
- Dissertation skills
- MA Dissertation
- Critical Readings in Kurdish Studies
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies View 550 other Masters in Language Studies in United Kingdom
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- For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social sciences or humanities discipline. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.
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International20500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.
UK fees per year:
- £5,000 part-time
Living costs for Exeter
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.