Muslim Cultures (Taught)

Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: British Accreditation Council

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Course summary

This course is an intensive, interdisciplinary programme which aims to bring together various intellectual and cultural perspectives in a dynamic learning environment, the main purpose of the course is to investigate and understand the diversity and complexity of Muslim cultures, including the goal of studying Muslim cultures as an integral part of world history including art, architecture, languages, literature, development studies, comparative religion, law, ethics, and the history of ideas.

Course details


Core modules: Muslim Societies in a Changing World; Research Methods in the Social Sciences & Humanities I; Research Methods in the Social Sciences & Humanities II; Language I: Arabic I OR Persian I; Language II: Arabic II OR Persian II; Thesis.

Assessment method

Assessment includes essays, student presentations, reflective papers and a dissertation.

How to apply

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree), from an accredited/recognised university, preferably in the humanities or social sciences; Evidence of English language proficiency: IELTS overall band score: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £11944 Year 1
International £11944 Year 1
England £11944 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11944 Year 1
Scotland £11944 Year 1
Wales £11944 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Through its Financial Assistance Programme, the University ensures that no individual be denied entry because of inability to pay tuition, living expenses and other costs. Assistance will be provided through loans or scholarships to supplement personal resources. This is based upon the evaluation of a student's need from financial data provided. Unless otherwise stated, every student is expected to make some contribution towards fees, accommodation or subsistence.

Muslim Cultures at Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations - UCAS