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Durham University: Arab World Studies

Institution Durham University View institution profile
Department School of Government and International Affairs
Web www.dur.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Telephone 0191 334 1000
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc in Arab World Studies is intended to provide rigorous, research-driven, interdisciplinary, Masters-level education and training. 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

To develop the knowledge, skills and understanding which will prepare you to undertake research for a doctoral degree in Politics, International Relations or International Studies, and which may be required of a professional researcher in these fields of the social sciences To develop your knowledge of the range of existing disciplinary, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research on the Arab World.

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Overview
Durham University offers a wide range of courses and a research-informed education, delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding facilities. We offer supportive college communities, a warm welcome to all, excellent student welfare and a fantastic student experience.

Located in the beautiful and historic city of Durham, we are one of the oldest universities in the UK, yet have a modern and forward thinking mindset.

With over 26 academic departments and schools offering postgraduate taught and research degrees, our teaching is research-informed and led by academics, many of whom are world-leading experts in their field.

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