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MSc in Arab World Studies

The two?year Masters degree in Arab World Studies at the University of Edinburgh comprises 8 months in Edinburgh dedicated to intensive study of the Arabic language and training in research methods followed by 4 months at an approved institution in the Arab world. Students will be based in their primary institution for the second year of the degree.

MSc in Arab World Studies at the University of Edinburgh

MSc in Advanced  Arabic

The MSc in Advanced Arabic at the University of Edinburgh is unique in the UK. It provides the opportunity to significantly enhance your existing Arabic language skills in order to function at a high level professionally and academically in Arabic.

MSc in Advanced Arabic at the University of Edinburgh

MSc in International Relations of the Middle East (1-year programme)

The newly developed Masters programme at the University of Edinburgh offers an advanced theoretical and empirical understanding of the international relations of the Middle East, exploring and applying several theoretical models (Realism, Constructivism, Historical Sociology and Structuralism). Students will obtain an in-depth understanding of the main historical events, processes and actors that have shaped and continue to shape the political dynamics of the Middle East.

MSc in International Relations of the Middle East at the University of Edinburgh

MSc in International Relations of the Middle East with Arabic (2-year programme)

The newly developed Masters degree at the University of Edinburgh offers an intensive Arabic language programme (including a period spent in the Arab world) and an advanced theoretical and empirical understanding of the international relations of the Middle East, exploring and applying several theoretical models. Students will obtain an in-depth understanding of the main historical events, processes and actors that have shaped and continue to shape the political dynamics of the Middle East as well as achieving a high standard of spoken and written Arabic. This will enable you to use the language both as a means of communication and a research tool to interview informants, read the local press and scholarship, and explore Middle Eastern culture in a way not available to non-Arabic speakers.
MSc in International Relations of the Middle East with Arabic at the University of Edinburgh

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