its charter, Aga Khan University is open to all academically qualified
candidates. The University is non-denominational and admission to its
academic programmes is needs-blind and based strictly on merit.
Candidates wishing to apply for the MA in
Muslim Cultures must complete an application form, including a personal
statement, giving their reasons for wishing to enrol in the MA Programme
and send it with a copy of their degree and transcript(s). Please note
that referees should submit the references directly to the Registrar's
Office, arriving no later than 27 February in the year for which they are apply. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to participate in an interview.
To be considered for admission to the MA Programme, applicants are required to hold the following:
undergraduate degree (equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree), from an
accredited/recognised university, preferably in the humanities or social
English Proficiency Requirement
IELTS - Overall band score: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all four components)
In accordance with UK visa
rules, the Institute exempts candidates from the English language
proficiency requirements if they have completed undergraduate studies
taught in the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the
Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica,
New Zealand, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the
Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, The United Kingdom and The United
States of America.
Other English language test results may be acceptable. Please check with the Registrar’s Office for more details.