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Degree Programme Table: Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (MSc) (Full-time) (PTMSCISLAM1F)

Year 1, Academic year 2011/12, Starting month: September

  • Notes: Candidates who fail to reach the requisite standard in the coursework to advance to the dissertation stage will be awarded the Diploma.

    This DPT has 5 compulsory course(s).

    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    CLLC11003 Research Skills and Methods Semester 1 20
    IMES11044 Critical Readings in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Semester 1 20
    IMES11038 Advanced Issues in the Study of the Middle East Semester 2 20
    IMES11014 MSc Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Dissertation Semester 2 60
    IMES11037 Research Methods and Problems in IMES Semester 2 20

    This DPT has 1 set(s) of course options with the following rules.

    Select exactly 40 credits from the following list of courses, during Semester 2
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    IMES11008    An Introduction to Twelver Shi'ism   20  
    IMES11003    Ideology and Political Practice in the Modern Middle East   20  
    IMES11009    Mystical Islam   20  
    IMES11012    Jihad: Theory and Practice   20  
    IMES11011    The Contribution of al-Ghazali to Classical Islamic Thought   20  
    IMES10011    Language and Society in the Middle East and North Africa   20  
    IMES11010    The Early Development of Islamic Law   20  
    IMES11013    The History of Islamicate Medicine   20  
    PGSP11191    Ritual and Religion   20  
    PGSP11043    The Arab World   20  
    IMES11020    Cinemas of the Middle East   20  
    IMES11028    Medieval Islamic Theology and Philosophy   20  
    ASST11033    Studies of Culture and Society in the Modern Middle East   20  
    HIAR11035    Mosques, Palaces and Gardens in the Golden Age of Islam   20  
    REST10025    Revelation, Reason & Experience as Sources of Religious Knowledge in Islam 3/4   20  
    REST10030    The Body in Islam 3/4   20  
    IMES11032    Christian-Muslim Relations and the Relationship Between the World of Islam and the West   20  
    IMES11043    The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Liberty, Land and People   20  
    IMES11041    The Umayyad Empire: the Islamic World in its Late Antique Context   20  
    IMES11042    Political Thought and Culture in the Formative Era of Islam   20  
    IMES11034    Diasporas of the Middle East   20  
    PGSP11298    Political Islam in the Middle East   20  

    Notes:A Course Booklet will be distributed at the start of the course to facilitate planning. Not all options are available every year. Check with Department. Only one level 10 option allowed. Students are strongly encouraged to take one option per semester.

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