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Applications are open for the MPhil in The Middle East in a Global Context

The MPhil in The Middle East in a Global Context (online) is a fully online course, designed for students who hold a degree in any discipline and are interested in studying the region of the Middle East, its histories, cultures, politics and language.

The course provides a foundation in the methods and disciplines relevant to the study of the Middle East. It provides intensive training in several fields of knowledge through a combination of online lectures, seminars, tutorials and essay writing, allowing you to develop research and writing skills with training in theoretical and methodological approaches. You also complete a research project (dissertation) on a subject chosen by you in consultation with your supervisor.  Arabic language can, optionally, be studied at beginner's level.

The full-time course is year-long. It can also be taken part-time over two or three years.