Graduate School

MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a fees only MSc Taught degree scholarship for any of its programmes (IMES, Middle Eastern Studies with (Advanced) Arabic, Advanced Arabic, Persian Civilisation).

The scholarship will be funded by IMES and will cover tuition fees at the Home/EU rate (£9,500 p.a. for 2017-2018).

Applications for both the Scholarship and the MSc must be made by 2nd May 2017.

Applications for the MSc can be made via the online admissions portal at the url address given below.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Andrew Newman:

Prof Andrew Newman

Personal Chair of Islamic Studies and Persian

  • Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Edinburgh

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Room 2/2
19 George Square

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The award will cover:

  • the UK/EU rate of tuition fee
  • A successful non-EU/overseas applicant will be liable for the difference between the UK/EU and overseas tuition fee rate.


The award is open to UK, EU and overseas students commencing an MSc degree in the academic year 2017-2018.

Only applications to year one of an MSc programme of study will be considered.


The deadline for the application is 2nd May 2017.  Candidates will be notified in mid June of the selection panel's decision.

Applications should be emailed to:

LLC Postgraduate Admissions

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