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University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies)

Institution University of Cambridge
Department Middle Eastern Studies
Study type Taught


Students of the Modern Middle Eastern Studies pathway study three taught modules and write a research dissertation of not more than 15,000-words. A core taught module provides a full overview of the wider field of Middle Eastern Studies and on-going training and support in preparation for the dissertation. The two optional modules provide specialist training in specific aspects of Modern Middle Eastern Studies.

Students are also encouraged to engage in various training courses and reading groups in the department of Middle Eastern Studies, as well as the department’s fortnightly research seminars, and the research seminars of the Centre for Islamic Studies and the many other research events taking place across the wider university..

MPhil (Res)

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