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Our application process is currently open for entry in August 2014. The application deadline for all Master's degree programmes is 1 May 2014. The application deadline for the Diploma in Academic Research and Methods (DARM) is 1 June 2014.
Late applications to all programmes may be considered on a case by case basis subject to availability.
Dr Ariane Smart
International Academic Coordinator
Tel: +974 4457 8649
Dr Ariane Smart is the International Academic Coordinator at UCL Centre for Languages and International Education and heads the Postgraduate Diploma in Academic Research and Methods at UCL Qatar. She is also involved in the writing support offered to UCL Qatar Master’s students. Her research interests include the history of political ideas, collective memory and contemporary interpretations of the past. Dr Smart’s other focus is international higher education, in particular how to support and develop academic literacies, criticality and research autonomy in international contexts.
Dr Smart holds a PhD in French Studies from UCL, and a Maitrise (MA) and Licence (BA) in History from La Sorbonne University, Paris. She has taught international students at UCL from pre-undergraduate to PhD level for almost 15 years, designing courses in History and Politics, and creating programmes to improve international students’ academic literacies. She set up UCL’s foundation programme in the humanities and social sciences, the UPCH, and UCL Centre for Preparatory Studies in Astana, Kazakhstan.