Postgraduate Module Descriptor


ARAM213: Approaches to Middle East and Islamic Studies: States, Societies and Identities

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Eleanor Gao ()

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

In ARAM213, you will be introduced to a wide variety of topics important in the study of the Middle East and North Africa.  These topics will touch on relevant issues in the study of politics and international relations of the region such as US foreign policy, political economy of the region, authoritarianism, and political Islam. You will also be introduced to the area studies versus social sciences debate and the advantages and disadvantages of broad theories as opposed to knowledge specific to a particular location.  There are no co-requisites or pre-requisites for this module.  

Module created

01/10/2011

Last revised

23/08/2012