MSc in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies
This interdisciplinary programme builds upon the University’s reputation as a hub for the study of the late antique, Islamic and Byzantine worlds.
The taught Master’s in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies (LAIBS) offers you the opportunity to study a seminal period of world history, and the rich cultures of the long Late Antiquity and the Islamic and Byzantine Middle Ages, at an advanced level through taught courses and independent research.
The programme involves two semesters of teaching followed by an individual research project and can be tailored to suit you.
The University of Edinburgh possesses excellent facilities for the study of the late antique, Islamic and Byzantine worlds.
Our postgraduate community is international, making the School the ideal environment for you to share ideas, collaborate on research, gain new perspectives and meet like-minded individuals.
Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies.
You will need to complete an online application which includes a degree certificate, transcripts and other supporting documents.
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Fees and costs
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