Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA2150: Muslims in Britain
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)
Dr Jonathan Githens-Mazer (Convenor)
|Available via distance learning|
In this module you will study Muslim communities and contemporary, experiences in Britain, Europe and wider Islamic contexts. The class will promote an informed debate about its significance and future. The course aims to provide an understanding of the history of Muslim communities in Britain today and how Muslims define themselves through their faith and in light of historical and contemporary political events and attitudes. The module especially involves an examination of the debate around integration, integration strategies, assimilation and multiculturalism. It will set these against the experience of other migrant groups for comparison. There are no specific pre-requisite or co-requisite modules for this module, it is suitable for all students, and can be part of an interdisciplinary pathway.