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Arabic with Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1
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 choose options from a wide range offered by the University of Edinburgh.

Year 2
You will continue with your language study and take courses in the religion of Islam, Islamic and Middle Eastern cultures. As in Year 1, you'll also choose courses from a wide range offered by the University of Edinburgh.

Year 3
You will spend Year 3 in an Arabic-speaking country, improving your language skills and undertaking independent study.

Year 4
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.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) or AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) plus a language other than English at A and English at National 5.

Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus a language other than English at A and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

T620

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Literatures, Languages and Cultures

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk