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Arabic Language and Literature, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


This Arabic Language and Literature program from 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


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 
  • A Topic in Contemporary Arabic 
  • A Topic in Literature & Criticism 
  • Comprehensive Exam 

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
                • Programme intensity Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 24 months
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                Academic Requirements

                In order to be admitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies:

                • A student must have completed a Bachelor's degree with a minimum C “Good” average and passed the placement test and the interview. 
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                Tuition Fee

                Living costs for Nablus

                • 1790 - 2360 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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