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Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

SCQF Level 07 (2 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
IMES07001 SV1 Introductory Arabic Language Semester 1 20
IMES07001 SV1 Introductory Arabic Language Semester 2 20
IMES07003 SV1 Introductory Arabic language 2 Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 08 (18 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
IMES08026 SV1 Arabic 1a Semester 1 20
IMES08027 SV1 Arabic 1b Semester 2 20
IMES08006 SV1 Arabic 2 Full Year 40
IMES08022VV1 Arabic 2 (VS1) Semester 1 20
IMES08039VV1 Arabic 2 (VS2) Semester 2 20
IMES08050 SV1 Introduction to Islam Semester 1 20
IMES08033 SV1 Islamic History A: The Formation of the Islamic World Semester 1 20
IMES08034 SV1 Islamic History B: From the Crusades to the 'Gunpowder Empires' Semester 2 20
IMES08051 SV1 Islamic and Middle Eastern Cultures Semester 2 20
IMES08036 SV1 Modern Middle Eastern History A: Domestic Transformation and International Challenges Semester 1 20
IMES08037 SV1 Modern Middle Eastern History B: Postwar Independence and Conflict Semester 2 20
IMES08046 SV1 Persian 1a Semester 1 20
IMES08047 SV1 Persian 1b Semester 2 20
IMES08007 SV1 Persian 2 Full Year 40
IMES08048 SV1 Turkish 1A Semester 1 20
IMES08049 SV1 Turkish 1B Semester 2 20
IMES08052 SV1 Turkish 2a Semester 1 20
IMES08053 SV1 Turkish 2b Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 10 (49 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
IMES10081 SS1 Advanced Persian Full Year 20
IMES10040 SV1 Arabic 4 Full Year 20
IMES10054 SS1 Arabic Coursework Essay Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
IMES10048 SS1 Arabic Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study Flexible 40
IMES10055 SS1 Arabic Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study (Full Time) Full Year 80
IMES10056 SS1 Arabic Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study (Part Time) Full Year 40
IMES10024 SS1 Arabic Oral Full Year 0
IMES10035 Cinema and Society in the Middle East Not delivered this year 20
IMES10004 SV1 Classical Arabic Literature Semester 1 20
IMES10005 Classical Persian Literature Not delivered this year 20
IMES10002 Elements of Islam Not delivered this year 20
IMES10085 Gender and Media in the Arab World Not delivered this year 20
IMES10100 Gendering the Middle East Not delivered this year 20
IMES10103 Globalized Muslim Politics Not delivered this year 20
IMES10112 Gulf Histories, Cultures, and Societies Not delivered this year 20
IMES10099 History and Culture of Iran Not delivered this year 20
IMES10027 SS1 IMES Dissertation (Part 1) Flexible 20
IMES10028 SS1 IMES Dissertation (Part 2) Full Year 20
IMES10057 SS1 IMES ERASMUS full year Full Year 120
IMES10058 SS1 IMES ERASMUS half year Flexible 60
IMES10059 SS1 IMES Long Essay Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
IMES10070 Intensive Persian Not delivered this year 40
IMES10108 SV1 International, Transnational and Globalised Dynamics of the Muslim World Semester 2 20
IMES10062 Iran From the Safavids to the Islamic Republic Not delivered this year 20
IMES10102 Iraq: From 'Republic of Fear' to the Islamic State Not delivered this year 20
IMES10074 Islam Through the Arts Not delivered this year 20
IMES10087 Islamic Movements in the 20th-21st Century Not delivered this year 20
IMES10105 Law and Power in the Muslim World Not delivered this year 20
IMES10001 Modern Arabic Literature Not delivered this year 20
IMES10009 Modern Persian Literature Not delivered this year 20
IMES10061 Modern Persian Literature and 'Modern' Iran Not delivered this year 20
IMES10109 SV1 Muslim Africa in Global Perspective Semester 1 20
IMES10106 SV1 Muslim Societies in Southeast Asia Semester 1 20
IMES10098 Muslims in Europe Not delivered this year 20
IMES10033 Mystical Islam (Sufism) Not delivered this year 20
IMES10076 Of Wine, Love and Loss: Reading Iran through Classical Persian Literature Not delivered this year 20
IMES10097 SS1 Persian Coursework Essay Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 20
IMES10096 SS1 Persian Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study Abroad (Full Time) Full Year 80
IMES10049 SS1 Persian Language Acquisition Through Residence/Study B Flexible 40
IMES10093 Reading Arab Feminist Texts: Key Debates on Women's Rights in the Arab World Not delivered this year 20
IMES10107 SV1 Regional Perspectives in a Globalised Muslim World Semester 1 20
IMES10032 Shi'ite Islam Not delivered this year 20
IMES10072 The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nations in Collision Not delivered this year 20
IMES10079 The First Muslim Empire: The Islamic World before Sunnism and Shi'ism Not delivered this year 20
IMES10101 The Ottoman World: the Society, Culture and Legacy of Islam's Last Empire Not delivered this year 20
IMES10086 The Qur'an - Islam's Holy Book Not delivered this year 20
IMES10104 The Seventh Century: The Transformation of East Rome and the Rise of Islam Not delivered this year 20
IMES10084 Undergraduate Course: Arabic for Beginners at Honours Level (a) Not delivered this year 20
IMES10110 Unfolding Afghanistan in a Globalised Context Not delivered this year 20

SCQF Level 11 (63 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
IMES11039 Advanced Arabic D Not delivered this year 20
IMES11035 Advanced Arabic E Not delivered this year 20
IMES11086 Advanced Arabic F Not delivered this year 60
IMES11081 Advanced Arabic G Not delivered this year 40
IMES11082 Advanced Arabic H Not delivered this year 40
IMES11083 Advanced Arabic I Not delivered this year 20
IMES11088 Advanced Persian for Postgraduates Not delivered this year 20
IMES11103 SV1 Arabic 1a for PG Credit Semester 1 20
IMES11104 SV1 Arabic 1b for PG Credit Semester 2 20
IMES11105 SV1 Arabic 2a for PG Credit Semester 1 20
IMES11106 SV1 Arabic 2b for PG Credit Semester 2 20
IMES11044 SS1 Critical Readings in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Semester 1 20
IMES11067 Gender and Media in the Arab World Not delivered this year 20
IMES11092 Gendering the Middle East Not delivered this year 20
IMES11094 Globalized Muslim Politics Not delivered this year 20
IMES11121 Gulf Histories, Cultures, and Societies Not delivered this year 20
IMES11003 Ideology and Political Practice in the Modern Middle East Not delivered this year 20
IMES11021 Intensive Arabic A Not delivered this year 50
IMES11022 Intensive Arabic B Not delivered this year 50
IMES11040 Intensive Arabic C Not delivered this year 40
IMES11100 SV1 International, Transnational and Globalized Dynamics of the Muslim World Semester 2 20
IMES11095 Iraq: From 'Republic of Fear' to the Islamic State Not delivered this year 20
IMES11091 SV1 Islam Through the Arts - PG Version Semester 1 20
IMES11060 Islamic Movements in the 20th Century Not delivered this year 20
IMES11098 Law and Power in the Muslim World Not delivered this year 20
IMES11061 MSc Advanced Arabic Final Project Not delivered this year 60
IMES11102 MSc Globalised Muslim World Dissertation Not delivered this year 60
IMES11014 MSc Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Dissertation Not delivered this year 60
IMES11087 MSc Middle Eastern Studies with Advanced Arabic Dissertation Not delivered this year 60
IMES11084 MSc Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic Dissertation Not delivered this year 60
IMES11085 MSc by Research Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies II Dissertation (30k words) Not delivered this year 180
IMES11019 SS1 MSc by Research in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
IMES11047 MSc in Persian Civilisation Dissertation Not delivered this year 60
IMES11070 Modern Persian Literature and 'Modern' Iran (PG Version) Not delivered this year 20
IMES11118 SV1 Muslim Africa in Global Perspective (PG) Semester 1 20
IMES11101 SV1 Muslim Societies in Southeast Asia Semester 1 20
IMES11090 Muslims in Europe (PG Version) Not delivered this year 20
IMES11009 Mystical Islam Not delivered this year 20
IMES11077 Of Wine, Love and Loss: Reading Iran through Classical Persian Literature (PG Version) Not delivered this year 20
IMES11107 SV1 Persian 1A for PG Credit Semester 1 20
IMES11108 SV1 Persian 1B for PG Credit Semester 2 20
IMES11109 SV1 Persian 2A for PG Credit Semester 1 20
IMES11110 SV1 Persian 2B for PG Credit Semester 2 20
IMES11099 SV1 Regional Perspectives in a Globalised Muslim World Semester 1 20
IMES11117 SS1 Research Methods and Dissertation Writing on the Muslim World Full Year 20
IMES11037 Research Methods and Problems in IMES Not delivered this year 20
IMES11122 SS1 Research Skills and Dissertation Training in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Full Year 20
IMES11066 Research Skills and Methods in IMES Not delivered this year 20
IMES11116 Research Skills and Methods in the Study of the Globalised Muslim World Not delivered this year 20
IMES11115 Research and Dissertation Methods on the Muslim World Not delivered this year 20
IMES11073 The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Nations in Collision (PG Version) Not delivered this year 20
IMES11080 The History and Culture of Iran Not delivered this year 20
IMES11093 The Ottoman World: the Society, Culture and Legacy of Islam's Last Empire Not delivered this year 20
IMES11078 The Qur'an - Islam's Holy Book (PG version) Not delivered this year 20
IMES11097 The Seventh Century: The Transformation of East Rome and the Rise of Islam Not delivered this year 20
IMES11041 The Umayyad Empire: the Islamic World in its Late Antique Context Not delivered this year 20
IMES11111 SV1 Turkish 1A for PG Credit Semester 1 20
IMES11112 SV1 Turkish 1B for PG Credit Semester 2 20
IMES11113 SV1 Turkish 2A for PG Credit Semester 1 20
IMES11114 SV1 Turkish 2B for PG Credit Semester 2 20
IMES11119 Unfolding Afghanistan in a Globalised Context Not delivered this year 20
HIAR11117 Digital Islamic Art History Not delivered this year 20
PGHC11437 SS1 MSc Dissertation in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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