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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Middle Eastern Studies

American University in Dubai

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About

This Middle Eastern Studies program from American University in Dubai will help you develop a deeper understanding of the history and cultural environment of the Middle East region.

Overview

Key facts

The Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies from American University in Dubai provides students a deeper understanding of the historical, cultural, social and political environment in the Middle East, allowing them to work towards the certification during their undergraduate programs.  

Whatever profession they choose upon graduation, the certificate will be beneficial to all graduates seeking employment in the region.

The program provides an opportunity for students to enhance their knowledge of the cultural, historical, and political factors that have shaped the Middle East through time and to a large extent, explain the profile and texture of the current Middle Eastern landscape.

Upon completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate required familiarity with Modern Standard Arabic;
  • Exhibit a geographic knowledge of the region including both physical and economic aspects;
  • Identify and discuss the historical underpinnings of the region;
  • Explain the basic tenets of the Islamic faith and the role various religions play in the societies of the Middle East;
  • Identify and discuss the various cultures whose presence contributes to and presents challenges to the cohesiveness of the region;
  • Identify the various political systems historically and currently practiced in the region; and
  • Identify significant contributions to human culture by civilizations in the region.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Elementary Arabic
  • Intermediate Arabic
  • Arabic Proficiency
  • An Introduction to Middle East History
  • Islamic Civilization
  • Islam: Historical and Societal Aspects
  • Business in the Modern Middle East

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

18 SCH

18-19

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be in good academic standing at AUD or their primary university of study.
  • Be pursuing or having pursued a bachelor’s degree at an institution accredited by the MOHESR in the U.A.E. or by the relevant national or regional institutional accrediting body in the case of international applicants; or have earned a bachelor’s degree at an institution accredited by the MOHESR or by the relevant national or regional institutional accrediting body in the case of international applicants.
  • Have successfully completed ENGL 102 (Advanced Composition and Research) or its equivalent for students coming from institutions in which English is the language of instruction.
  • Satisfy all other requirements for admission to AUD.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17352 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 964 EUR per credit
  • National

    17352 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 964 EUR per credit

AED 3,990 per credit

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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