SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Certificate in Arabic (2020 entry)

Select year of entry: 2020 2019

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Overview

duration:
1 year

Fees 2019/20

UK/EU fees:
£9,250
Overseas fees:
£17,750


Fees for 2019/20 entrants. Please note that fees go up each year. Further details can be found in the Fees and Funding tab on this page or in the Undergraduate Tuition Fees page

Entry requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is the ability to demonstrate the potential to study at undergraduate level. However, programmes may have their own specific requirements, such as, in the case of language-based studies, a proven ability to learn a language.

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Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

This certificate is essentially equivalent to the first year of the School’s four-year BA degree in Arabic. Students acquire a solid initial knowledge of the written language and some with the spoken, and familiarise themselves with aspects of Middle Eastern history and culture. No prior knowledge of Arabic is required.

This is an intensive one-year programme of study. Two courses are taken:

Students take Arabic 1, which is equivalent to three course units. They also choose a fourth unit from the following approved units*:

* Please note that not every unit may be available every year.

Courses are taught during the day. Teaching begins in late September. Examinations are in May-June

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Structure

Students take Arabic 1, which is equivalent to three course units. They also choose a fourth unit from the list of approved units.

Course structure
Compulsory Course
Module Code Credits Term Availability
Arabic 1 Intensive 155900896 90 Full Year
Choose one of the following
Module Code Credits Term Availability
Introduction to Arabic Culture 155901205 30 Full Year
Literatures of the Near and Middle East 155900991 30 Full Year
H130 Introduction to the History of the Near and Middle East 154800230 30 Full Year

Important notice

The information on the programme page reflects the intended programme structure against the given academic session. If you are a current student you can find structure information on the previous year link at the top of the page or through your Department. Please read the important notice regarding changes to programmes and modules.

Teaching and Learning

Fees and funding

Tuition Fees

Full details of postgraduate tuition fees can be found on the Registry's Undergraduate Tuition Fees page.

Fees for 2019/20 entrants. The fees below are per academic year. Fees go up each year, therefore, your tuition fee in your second & subsequent years of study will be higher. Our continuing students, on the same degree programme, are protected from annual increases higher than 5%.

Full-time Part-time 2 years Part-time 3 years
UK/EU
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Overseas
Students
UK/EU
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Overseas
Students
UK/EU
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Overseas
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£9,250 £17,750 £4,625 £8,875 £3,083 £5,917

 

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