Master of Arts (M.A.) Islamic Studies (Thesis) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Islamic Studies     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • ISLA 697 Thesis Research 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Six credits for accepted thesis proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall and Winter

  • ISLA 698 Thesis Research 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Six credits on submission of completed thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall and Winter

  • ISLA 699 Thesis Research 3 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Twelve credits for thesis passed by Internal and External examiners.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Fall and Winter

Required Course (3 credits)

  • ISLA 603 Introductory: Research Materials - Islamic Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Exploration of research materials in Islamic Studies, including intellectual output of Islamic civilization, compositions, Arabic nomenclature, Arabic script and transliteration systems, published and unpublished materials (theses, manuscripts, books printed by lithography, facsimile editions, monographic, serial, e-publishing), websites, databases; major reference books (bibliographies, encyclopedias, handbooks, online/published catalogues, language/biographical dictionaries).

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman, Setrag Manoukian (Fall)

    • Fall

    • 2 hours

    • Compulsory for M.A. students; recommended for Ph.D. students

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

With the approval of the student's supervisor, courses taken with an IIS faculty member or an associate member in other departments (i.e., History, Anthropology, and Political Science) can count toward the coursework requirements in the same way as ISLA courses.

With permission of the Institute, up to 6 credits from other departments at McGill or other educational institutions can be used.

3 credit seminar course at the 600 or 700 level.

15 credits of ISLA courses at the 500, 600, or 700 level.

Language Requirement

Students must demonstrate proficiency in Arabic or Persian at the second-year level as evidenced by completion of ISLA 522 or ISLA 542, respectively, or by an examination administered by the Institute.

Note that the courses taken to fulfill the second-year-level requirement will not be credited towards the course requirements.

Faculty of Arts—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)