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Classical and Middle East Studies

The University of Edinburgh
4 years
Master's degree
On campus
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Program description

On MA Classical and Middle East Studies, a distinctive joint programme between Classics and Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh, you will develop a knowledge and understanding of the history, literature, and culture of Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East. The focus within classics is on historical study of ancient Greek and Roman civilisations, while also enabling archaeological and literary topics. On the Middle Eastern side of the programme, options from the history and culture of the region from the beginnings of Islam to the modern day are available. This distinctive programme will offer society intellectually trained individuals who are capable of interpreting and problematising the shared heritage of both the classical world and the Middle East (and thus also of the west and Islam).

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University of Edinburgh

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh. Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh (UoE) is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Britain and Ireland’s seven ancient universities. It is made up of three colleges: Humanities...

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