Comments about Islam in Contemporary Britain (MA) - At the institution - Cardiff - Cardiff - Cardiff - Wales
The course offers a wide range of possible career opportunities. It is a highly suitable programme for those who are looking for careers in academic research, the public sector (such as local authorities), the race and community relations industry, inter-faith work, community development and the voluntary sector.
The course is suitable for graduates in a wide variety of Humanities disciplines and Social Sciences and those with an interest in understanding Islam in Britain, past, present and future. This programme is also helpful for people who work with, or for, the Muslim community, and those who are keen to develop a research/academic career in this exciting new field.
Applicants should possess a First or Second class UK Honours degree, or equivalent.
Islam in Contemporary Britain (MA)
This two-part course provides an all-round training in qualitative research methods in relation to Muslims in Britain. It consists of 3 compulsory modules and a dissertation module for MA students.
The compulsory modules are framed within Part 1 of the course: Researching Islam in Britain, The History and Development of the Muslim Community, and Islam in Britain Today.
Part 2 (MA students only) consists of a 16,000 word thesis which can be undertaken on a topic of the student’s choice, to be submitted at the beginning of September.
* Provides an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and conceptual vocabulary surrounding British Islam.
* Develops the skills required to undertake high quality research on Islam in Britain, according to codes of professional ethics in the social sciences.
* Provides a recognised qualification indicating competence to work in a professional capacity with British Muslims.