University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Islamic Studies


University of Aberdeen, Kings College

St Mary's Building

Aberdeen, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Islamic Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The course provides an innovative and distinctive programme of study on Islam and Muslims, taking an approach which is post-orientalist, post-traditionalist, multicultural, and interdisciplinary. The programme includes courses on core texts and sources of Islam, along with examination of Muslim cultures, societies, and civilisations and the changes affecting the Muslim world in terms of politics, economics, society and particular global and local issues. The programme may be taken either as an end in itself or as an appropriate preparation for postgraduate research. A limited number of scholarships are available from Al-Maktoum Institute for suitably qualified students to pursue the MLitt in Islamic Studies.

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

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