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Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Area Studies - Master’s (120 credits) thesis

Within this course the student will write a degree project. The course will give the student in-depth knowledge on academic research and will develop the students ability to do, in an independent and critical way, a scientific study.

The course leads, together with 90ECTS within the program, to a master's degree in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures.

  • Course structure

    Within this course the student will write a degree project.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars, as well as individual supervision.

    The language of instruction is English.

    Course planning and resources

    The course syllabus and resources can be found in the learning platform Athena.


    The course is examined on the basis of a written degree project, public presentation of the written degree project and discussion and examination of another student's degree project.


    Examiner: Elie Wardini

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Literature related to the degree project  will be selected in consultation with the supervisor.

  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Middle Eastern and North Africa's Languages and Cultures?

    Student Councelor:

    Director of Studies:
    Martin Säfström
    Phone: 08-16 29 43