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Islamic Studies

McGill University

24 months
Duration
9330 CAD/year
4252 CAD/year
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About

The Islamic Studies Library at McGill University is especially strong in its reference materials and periodical holdings for Islamic regions. The collection, one of the largest in North America, contains over 150,000 volumes in principal European languages as well as in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu, and other non-European languages.

Overview

About this Program

Opportunities for research are wide and varied, reflecting the interests of both the faculty and students. Islamic Studies students at McGill University may choose a specialization from the following options:

  • Arabic Literatures;
  • Arab American/Arab Canadian Literatures;
  • Persian Literature;
  • Urdu Literature;
  • South-Asian Literature;
  • Islamic Theology;
  • Islamic Philosophy;
  • Science in Islamic Societies;
  • Islamic History;
  • Safavid History;
  • Shi`i Studies;
  • History of the Modern Middle East;
  • Anthropology and History of Modern Iran;
  • Islam and Politics;
  • Islam in Africa;
  • Islamic Law;
  • Ottoman and Turkish Studies;
  • Women and Gender in Islamic Societies.

Students have the opportunity to be involved in a number of cutting-edge research projects.

The degrees and specializations offered at the Institute are:

  • M.A. in Islamic Studies (Thesis);
  • M.A. in Islamic Studies (Thesis) with Option in Gender and Women’s Studies;
  • Ph.D. in Islamic Studies;
  • Ph.D. in Islamic Studies with Option in Gender and Women’s Studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arabic Literatures;
  • Arab American/Arab Canadian Literatures;
  • Persian Literature;
  • Urdu Literature;
  • South-Asian Literature;
  • Islamic Theology;
  • Islamic Philosophy;

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
3.2 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9330 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4252 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4252 CAD per year during 24 months.
Local: 1,362.60 CAD

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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