University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Gulf Studies (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University of Exeter has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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  • Advanced and critical study of the history, politics, economy and culture of the Gulf, in one of the world's leading centres, which has played a key role in the evolution of this field of study
  • A flexible programme which you can tailor to your particular interests and conduct independent research, with the option of using our unique holdings and research collections
  • Our research-led modules are taught by a multidisciplinary team of high-profile academic specialists
  • Exeter is a world leader in Gulf Studies. Our students play an important role in the activities of our lively Centre for Gulf Studies
  • Your knowledge and expertise of the Gulf region will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors for further academic study

Course details


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Assessment method

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Entry requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social sciences or humanities discipline. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website at

Gulf Studies at University of Exeter - UCAS