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Graduate Studies

General information

1. Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS)

  • The Supervision website offers over 40 pages of research-based practical advice and guidance on the supervisory relationship so that common problems in supervision can be avoided and degrees can be completed without needless delays.

 

  • The SKILLSETS website invites graduate students to participate in an award-winning suite of over 200 workshops on professional development and extra-curricular skills, including teaching competence, research management, and life skills.
     
  • GPS Policies and Resources

2. Post Graduate Student Society (PGSS)

3. Faculty of Arts

4. Cost of Attendance

5. Student Accounts

Courses

ISLA 501 The Qur'an: Text and History 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 505 Islam:Origin&Early Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 506 Islam: Later Developments 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ISLA 511 Medieval Islam, 10th-12th Cent 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ISLA 515 The Medieval School in Islam 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 516 Medieval Islam, 13th-15th Cent 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 521D1 Course not available
ISLA 521D2 Course not available
ISLA 522D1 Course not available
ISLA 522D2 Course not available
ISLA 522 Course not available
ISLA 523D1 Course not available
ISLA 523D2 Course not available
  • Winter 2019 (Section 001 = Modern Standard Arabic Schedule, Section 002 = Classical Arabic Schedule
ISLA 524 Advanced Arabic 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ISLA 531 Survey Dev of Islamic Thought 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 532D1 Course not available
ISLA 532D2 Course not available
  • Winter 2019
ISLA 533D1 Course not available
ISLA 533D2 Course not available
  • Winter 2019
ISLA 534D1 Course not available
ISLA 534D2 Course not available
ISLA 541D1 Course not available
ISLA 541D2 Course not available
  • Winter 2019
ISLA 542D1 Course not available
ISLA 542D2 Course not available
  • Winter 2019
ISLA 543 Upper Intermediate Persian 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 544 Upper Intermediate Persian 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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  • Winter 2019
ISLA 545 Advanced Persian 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 551D1 Course not available
  • Fall 2018
ISLA 551D2 Course not available
  • Winter 2019
ISLA 552D1 Course not available
Syllabus
  • Fall 2018 

ISLA 552D2 Course not available

  • Winter 2019

ISLA 553 Advanced Urdu-Hindi 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 554 Advanced Urdu-Hindi 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 555 Urdu Poetry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 581 Special Topics 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Fall 2018 Section 001 = Science and Religion in Islam
ISLA 585 Arab Women's Literature 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 601 Anthro & Iranian Studies 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ISLA 602 Islamic Philosophy & Theology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ISLA 603 Intro:Res Materials-Islamic St 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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  • Fall 2018
ISLA 604 Arabic Manuscript Tradition 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 610 Persian Literature 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 611 Pre-Modern Islamic History 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Winter 2019
ISLA 613 Women in Middle East/Islam Soc 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 615 Modern Mid East History 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Fall 2018
ISLA 616 Modern Arabic Literature 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 670 Islamic Law 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 681 Special Topics 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Winter 2019
ISLA 682 Islamic Politics in Africa 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ISLA 683 History of Science in Islam 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 697 Thesis Research 1 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MA Thesis Course
ISLA 698 Thesis Research 2 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MA Thesis Course
ISLA 699 Thesis Research 3 12 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MA Thesis Course
ISLA 701 Comprehensive Examination
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PhD Comps
ISLA 707 Qur'an Exegesis (Classical) 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 709 Problems in Shi'ah Thought 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 716 Islamic Legal Discourse 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

[ISLA 735]
ISLA 739 Special Seminar 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Fall 2018 Autobiography in the Muslim World Syllabus
ISLA 770 Islamic Logic 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 777 Islamic Philosophy 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ISLA 788 Spec Topics in Islamic Thought 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

  • Fall 2018 Philosophical Thought, Jurisprudence and Sufism during the Safavid Period

Internal awards

For a list of departmental prizes and awards, please see the Graduate Fellowships and Awards Calendar at this link:

https://www.mcgill.ca/internalawards/faculty-dept-awards/arts/islamic-st...

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