Arab World Studies, Master | Durham University | Durham, United Kingdom
24 months
Duration
23600 GBP/year
11700 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Arab World Studies is intended to provide rigorous, research-driven, interdisciplinary, Masters-level education and training. Learn more with this programme in Arab World Studies from Durham University.

Overview

Key facts

 It is committed to providing a supportive learning environment that seeks to combine critical and practical reasoning so as to attain the following aims:

  • The course is designed to establish a cadre of exceptional researchers, qualified at the Masters level, with skills and knowledge sufficient for the conduct of research in and on the Arab World
  • To recruit students of high calibre who have not previously completed any substantive research training and who have few or no Arabic language skills
  • To provide generic training in research methods and methodologies to provide a foundation in a broad range of social science research methods as well as basic research and transferable skills that all students in the social sciences require as deemed appropriate for ESRC recognition
  • To provide subject-specific training in research methods and methodologies in Politics, relevant also to International Relations and International Studies

To provide language instruction in the Arabic language, such that you will develop appropriate and sufficient competence to utilise the language in your subsequent research, or employment in the Arabic-speaking world. Learn more with this programme in Arab World Studies from Durham University.

Programme Structure

Courses

  • Arabic Language 1
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Practices across Social Science Research
  • International Politics of the Middle East
  • Empirical Research in Politics, International Relations and Security
  • Quantitative Methods and Analysis
  • Qualitative Methods and Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK 2.1 Bachelor degree, or equivalent.
  • Two satisfactory academic references. In cases of applicants who have significant relevant experience, one work-related reference and one academic reference would be considered appropriate.
  • No prior substantive research training and few or no Arabic language skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Durham

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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