Arab and Islamic Studies

MA Iranian Studies


Streatham Campus, Exeter

Given the prominence of Iran in contemporary international politics, this programme will provide you with a significant advantage in the job market.

The programme will enable you to specialise in the field of Iranian Studies with focus on historical and contemporary politics.  You will also study the wider issues in the field of Middle East Studies.

The MA in Iranian Studies will appeal both to graduates will no prior knowledge of Iran, as well as those who would like to deepen their existing knowledge.  The programme will impose an intense level of activity and focus based on recent cutting-edge research by recognised experts in their specialist fields.  Along with group learning and collective work any knowledge gap will quickly close between the two groups.

You will be exposed to a wide variety of teaching and learning styles, including more innovative methods, which will assist you in becoming more competitive in the labour market as well as enabling you to become a better academic.