How to Apply

Candidates wishing to apply for the MA in Muslim Cultures must provide the following:

  • A completed application form. (You will find this inserted in the prospectus, or you can download the form  www.aku.edu/ismc)
  • A personal statement, outlining your reasons for wishing to enrol in the programme.An official attested copy of your undergraduate degree and academic transcripts. (If a document is not in English, a fully certified translation by a professional translator must ​be provided. The translation must include details of the translator and confirm that it is an accurate translation of the original. It must be dated and include the original signature of the translator.)

  • A valid proof of English proficiency.
  • Two references, submitted either directly to the Registrar's office or along with the application in a sealed envelope with the referee's signature across the seal. Referees must be familiar with your academic and/or professional work to date. At least one referee should be familiar with your academic work. If your referees would like to submit the reference letter via email, please download the reference form, complete the details and request your referees to send it directly to the Registrar's office at ismc.registraroffice@aku.edu​

Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
The Aga Khan University (International) in the United Kingdom
210 Euston Road, London NW1 2DA
Tel: (020) 7380 3800
Fax: (020) 7380 3830
Email: ismc.registraroffice@aku.edu
Website: www.aku.edu/ismc​