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Study Abroad/JYA at SOAS

Near and Middle East

Most courses that run across the full year are available to all visiting students - whether at SOAS for the full year, term 1 only or terms 2&3 only.  However, full year language courses are not open to students at a beginner's level if they start in term 2.
Undergraduate Courses
Course TitleCourse Code
Advanced Modern Turkish Language155 900 548
Advanced Qur'anic Arabic155 901 400
Advanced Turkish/English/Turkish Translation155 900 913
Akkadian Texts 2155 900 938
Arabic 100155 901 202
Arabic 200155 901 203
Arabic 300155 901 204
Arabic 4155 900 899
Biography and Traditions of the Prophet Mohammed155 901 337
Cinemas of the Middle East and North Africa155 901 403
Classical Ottoman Literature155 900 744
Classical Persian Poetry155 901 372
Classical Persian Prose Texts155 900 334
Culture Society and Politics in Classical Arabic Literature155 901 373
Elementary Georgian155 900 813
Elementary Hebrew155 900 916
Elementary Persian Texts155 901 155
Elementary Qur'anic Arabic155 901 365
Elementary Written Persian155 901 053
Elementary Written Turkish155 901 051
History Of Zionism155 901 168
Hittite Texts I155 901 288
Intensive Modern Hebrew155 900 894
Intensive Turkish Language155 901 194
Intermediate Modern Turkish Language155 900 547
Intermediate Qur'anic Arabic155 901 374
Introduction To Arabic Culture155 901 205
Introduction to Arabic Dialects155 901 396
Introduction To Classical Arabic Literature155 901 236
Introduction to Early Islamic Texts155 901 115
Introduction To Israeli Culture155 900 947
Introduction To Israeli Literature155 901 248
Introduction To Modern Arabic Literature155 900 901
Introduction to Sufism155 901 375
Introduction to the Study of the Qur'an155 901 343
Introductory Akkadian155 900 426
Introductory Sumerian155 900 103
Islamic Intellectual Tradition155 901 338
Islamic Texts155 900 356
Israeli History And The Israel-Palestine Conflict155 901 167
Language and Oral Literature of an Arabic Vernacular155 901 376
Literatures Of The Near And Middle East155 900 991
Medieval Arabic Thought155 901 377
Middle Persian155 901 282
Modern Hebrew Language: Advanced155 900 714
Modern Hebrew Language: Intermediate155 900 713
Modern Persian Poetry155 901 379
Modern Persian Prose Literature155 900 336
Nation and Nationalism in Middle Eastern Fiction (in Translation)155 901 380
Ottoman Turkish Language155 900 549
Persian Language 1155 901 242
Persian Language 2155 900 801
Persian Language 3155 900 802
Persian Poetry in Translation155 901 277
Quran And Hadith Studies155 900 734
The Muslim World: Unity In Diversity155 901 258
Twentieth Century Turkish Literature155 901 405
Twentieth Century Turkish Literature 2155 900 746
Postgraduate Courses

For a full list of the postgraduate courses in the department of the Near and Middle East please see here.

Dissertations, independent study projects and extended essays are not suitable for associate students.