MPhil Islamic & West Asian Studies

A two-year Master of Philosophy for those prospective students who are more interested in pursuing a research pathway in understanding Islamic and West Asian studies. Those pursuing an MPhil Degree at CIWAS are required to attend MA programme core courses during the first semester and are offered Farsi or Arabic instruction in Iran or Lebanon for four months. After they return, students work with their supervisors to develop and complete a dissertation that draws on resources in the language, which they have studied.