You will have the opportunity engage with material that is at the forefront of contemporary academic research in Islamic Studies, and explore a range of topics in Islamic Studies that reflect the expertise of academic staff: this may typically include content with historical, sociological, contextual, legal, textual or philosophical emphases.
As a full-time student of the Islamic Studies programme from the University of Birmingham, you will typically take three modules in each term, followed by your dissertation. Depending on the modules you take, you can typically expect six hours of classroom time per week, two per module. If you are a part-time student, you will typically take three modules across each year, followed by your dissertation.
Birmingham's Theology graduates develop a broad range of transferable skills including familiarity with research methods; the ability to manage large quantities of information from diverse sources; the ability to organise information in a logical and coherent manner; the expertise to write clearly and concisely and to tight deadlines; critical and analytical ability; the capacity for argument, debate and speculation; and the ability to base conclusions on statistical research.
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- Approaches to Studying Islam
- Research Methods
- Conceptualising God in Christian Theologies
- Gender, Sexualities and Religion
- Critical Thinkers of Modernity, Science, Society and Religion
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology Islamic Studies View 591 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
- You will need an Honours degree in a relevant subject, normally of an upper second-class standard, or equivalent.
International20160 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20160 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time fees: UK: 4,750 GBP per year
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