Why Study Here

Recognition is growing that Islamic Studies is a subject of strategic importance both within a global context and in modern Britain. Markfield Institute of Higher Education is at the heart of this important juncture possessing over 20 years’ experience of developing scholars who embody a broader, deeper and critical understanding of Islam in a contemporary context.

MIHE combines a range of academic perspectives to bring together scholars and students. The institute offers at both undergraduate and postgraduate level courses that deliver the traditional subjects expected from a comprehensive Islamic Studies degree programme  which also explores current intellectual scholarship.

Set on a tranquil 9-acre site in Markfield, Leicestershire, the Institute offers a homely environment.  Providing welcoming, friendly surroundings conducive to study incorporating the comforts of home, the main campus includes one of the largest Islamic libraries in Europe, holding over 40,000 books and journals.

Take advantage of your time at MIHE by drawing on the experienced tutors and a variety of lecturers, each of whom are experts in their fields. Tuition involves lectures, small-group seminars and tutorials where students can discuss and access individual study support. Emphasis is placed on independent learning allowing time to build your research skills and critical capacities. Pastoral support is available throughout the course, where required.