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University of Exeter: Politics and International Relations of the Middle East

Institution University of Exeter View institution profile
Department Social and Political Sciences, Philosophy and Anthropology
Study type Taught


  • Examine key issues in Middle Eastern domestic, regional and global politics

  • You’ll develop a sophisticated understanding of international relations in the region and an awareness of the different perspectives and debates within this field

  • Add a further dynamic to your studies and take a beginner’s level course in Persian, Arabic or Kurdish languages

  • Benefit from direct access to academics carrying out cutting-edge research in Arab and Islamic studies

  • Your advanced knowledge and understanding of complex political and cultural issues in continually changing environments will be valued by public and private sector employers

To learn more about modules, assessment methods, facilities and our staff research expertise please visit our course page.


A Russell Group university with excellent student satisfaction  
At the University of Exeter, we offer study opportunities in beautiful and historic surroundings in South West England. Studying with us will give you the opportunity to become an expert in your field, develop excellent skills and help you build the foundations for your career. 

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of top UK research universities, having been ranked 137th in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. We are proud that in the National Student Survey 2022 we were ranked first …

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