Postgraduate Modules in Arab and Islamic Studies for 2015-16

The modules in this section are applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2015 and August 2016.

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied last year please see postgraduate modules for 2014-15.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2016 or later, you may refer to these descriptors as a guide; but please be aware that details they contain - including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments - may change for your academic year.

The module list for September 2016 - August 2017 will be published here in March 2016 (exact date to be confirmed).

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
ARAM027 MA Dissertation 60 1 and 2
ARAM054 State and Society in the Middle East 30 1, 2 and 3
ARAM102 Islam in Practice 30 1
ARAM103 New Approaches to Islamic Thought 30 1, 2 and 3
ARAM103A New Approaches to Islamic Thought 15 1, 2 and 3
ARAM112A Independent Reading Course 15 1, 2 and 3
ARAM112B Independent Reading Course 15 1, 2 and 3
ARAM131 Nationalisms in the Middle East 15 2
ARAM187 The Middle East Before 1945 30 1, 2 and 3
ARAM188 The Middle East Since 1945 30 2
ARAM190 Research Methods Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 15 1 and 2
ARAM198 Political Economy of the Gulf 30 2
ARAM200 Debating Authoritarianism and Democracy in North Africa 30 2
ARAM201 Islamism and Politics in North Africa 30 1, 2 and 3
ARAM204 The History and Historiography of the Palestine Question 30 2 and 3
ARAM209 Palestinian Politics after Oslo 15 1, 2 and 3
ARAM210 Themes and Conflicts in Iranian History and Culture 30 1
ARAM211 The Revolution of 1978/79, the Islamic Republic and the Politics of Contemporary Iran 15 2
ARAM213 Approaches to Middle East and Islamic Studies: States, Societies and Identities 15 2
ARAM214 Islamic Culture and Civilization 15 1, 2 and 3
ARAM215 Studying the Contemporary Middle East 15 1, 2 and 3
ARAM217 Sufism, Islamic Mysticism and Devotional Life 30 2