Arabic Language and Literature, M.Sc. | An-Najah National University | Nablus, Palestinian Territory, Occupied
24 months
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The Arabic Language and Literature program of the An-Najah National University is offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Teaching and Learning

The Arabic Language and Literature program of the An-Najah National University provides students with a wide knowledge in phonetics, criticism and figurative language. Expected Graduates should be able to:

  • Identify the origins of Arabic syntax by doing researches and reports on language, syntax, grammarians and syntactic resources
  • Identify the Arabic literature movement from the pre- Islamic literature to the modern literature concentrating on the intellectual and philosophical issues, spotting the thematic, artistic, and aesthetic aspects of literature and linking it politically, socially and historically throughout ages
  • Critically read the Arabic literature, modern and ancient, so that they will be able to write and publish researches and studies

Career Opportunities

Graduates can work at private and governmental educational institutions such as schools and academies. They can also work at Arabic Language Academies.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • A Topic in Syntax & Syntax Theory 
  • A Topic in Semantics 
  • A Topic in Phonetics & the Phonology of Arabic 
  • Rehtoric & Modern Literary Criticism 
  • Topic in Modern Arabic Poetry & Prose 
  • Poetical Text

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective applicant should have a Bachelor degree from An-Najah National University or its equivalent from a Faculty or university credited by An-Najah National University.
  • A Placement Test for the major he/she is applying to.
  • Prospective applicant should be willing to meet with the Supervising Committee for a personal interview if the Specialised Department Council recommends that.
  • Earning a competitive GPA, is a matter usually determined and computed by the Specialized Department by the following formula: An applicant’s Bachelor’s GPA counts 70% and the applicant’s results on the Skills / Placement Exam and personal interview counts 30%.
  • An original or official transcript or copy of certified from both the university from which the applicant graduated and the Palestinian ministry of higher learning.
  • A certificate of work experience, if available.
  • Two recommendation Letters from faculty members or professionals.
  • Personal photo.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Nablus

1790 - 2357 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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