Students may sign up for the Arab and Islamic Studies program of Villanova University through the Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies in 36 Garey Hall. The GIS Chair and the Program Director of Arab and Islamic Studies will work closely with each student to develop their individual interests, abilities, and career goals while fulfilling the requirements for their major.
The central dynamic of the GIS major is the emphasis on the interdisciplinary and the global through a specialization in one of the following areas and thematic studies, namely: Africana Studies, Arab & Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Irish Studies, Latin American Studies, and Russian Area Studies.
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- Introduction to Global Interdisciplinary Studies
- Topics (team-taught courses, one of which counts as the Junior Research Seminar for the major)
- Special Topics
- Senior Capstone 1: Research
- Senior Capstone 2: Thesis
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Islamic Studies View 1882 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application with the Member School Section for Villanova and required essays
- Official secondary school academic records (with official English translation) and letters of recommendation
- Application fee of $80
- Standardized test scores (SAT and/or ACT)
- Proof of English language proficiency
International56730 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56730 USD per year during 48 months.
National56730 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 56730 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Philadelphia
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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