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Master of Middle Eastern

Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

If you’re fascinated by the Middle East and Central Asia, transform your passion into a specialised qualification at Australia’s premier institute for international studies.

Through this program, you’ll gain a deep regional grounding from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including contemporary politics, international relations, modern history, political economy, development studies, sociology, and religious and cultural studies.

The degree includes intensive options for busy professionals, and online options for those based remotely, alongside traditional face-to-face seminars with leading global experts on the Middle East and Central Asia.

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. conduct detailed, sophisticated research on the Middle East and/or Central Asia, synthesize research material and explain the findings clearly and succinctly, and present these findings both in writing and orally;
  2. discuss, explain and analyse major modern events, characteristics and dynamics related to the Middle East and/or Central Asia;
  3. explain and assess the dynamics that shape and influence Middle East and/or Central Asia, including one or more of: the roles of key actors in these regions’ politics, international relations, and political economies; the impacts on the region of modern historical events; and the impacts of societal and cultural forces; and
  4. engage critically with key scholarly debates and controversies related to the study of the Middle East and/or Central Asia, including those that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries.

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