You will study elementary Arabic to learn basic grammar and develop your vocabulary. You will also take courses in Islamic history, modern Middle Eastern history and courses from other academic areas.
As Year 1.
You will spend your third year in an Arabic-speaking country, improving your language skills and undertaking independent study.
You will continue to develop your language and translation skills and will write your honours dissertation. You will also choose from a range of option courses dealing with different aspects of Islam and the Middle East.
2021 entry requirements
4 Highers at AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) including Maths plus a language other than English at A and English at National 5.
Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths plus a language other than English at A and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Literatures, Languages and Cultures