Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
Applicants are requested to submit a CV with their application.
Deadline for application to this programme: 1 April 2014. Thereafter we will review applications on a rolling basis as available places allow.
Please note that places are limited so you are advised to apply early.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
This two-year Masters programme is offered by the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW).
The programme involves intensive Arabic language training and area-specific research training.
Eight months of the first year of the programme is delivered at Edinburgh. Pending successful completion of this year at Edinburgh, students will spend a further four months of intensive language acquisition in an Arab country.
After their return from that country, students will return to Edinburgh to continue with the second year of the programme.
In the first year, students will focus on the intensive Arabic language part of the programme through 15-20 contact hours per week. This will be followed by 4 months of study abroad at an approved institution in the Arab World.
In the second year, students will continue the Arabic language programme, enrol in research methods training and complete their dissertation.
Throughout the degree, students will combine seminar and tutorial work with essays, written and oral exams and research projects.
By the end of this programme students will have:
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for other funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013