12 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

The flexible Advanced Arabic programme from The University of Exeter, with a wide range of optional modules, enables you to tailor your degree to your interests and conduct independent research on a topic that interests you.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • Combining advanced language learning with specialist Middle East studies, this programme leads to high level of expertise in Arabic and the Middle East
  • You will receive intensive tuition in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and an Arabic dialect in Exeter and spend a period abroad studying in an Arabic-speaking country
  • The Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies (IAIS) is one of the foremost academic departments in Middle East, Islamic Studies and Arabic. Get involved in a variety of IAIS activities and join our vibrant research community
  • Your advanced proficiency in Arabic language and Middle East expertise will be valued by public and private sector employers and open doors to further academic study

Careers

You will develop analytical and research skills as well as an awareness of different interpretations of issues and events, develop opinions and use effective communication skills to put forward your ideas and conclusions.

Graduates from this Advanced Arabic programme from The University of Exeter may find professional employment in a wide range of sectors both in the UK and internationally. A comprehensive background in Islamic Studies is relevant to careers in:

  • academia and education
  • international agencies such as the United Nations or the European Union
  • international development
  • print and broadcast media
  • politics
  • private sector companies with interests in Islamic countries
  • business and risk analysts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • State and Society in the Middle East
  • Iranian History, 1500 - the Present
  • Advanced Arabic Language 
  • Islam in Practice
  • New Approaches to Islamic Thought  
  • Nationalisms in the Middle East
  • The Kurds: History and Politics
  • International Relations of the Middle East 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We close to applications wishing to join us for study in 2022/2023 on Friday 16 September. We advise international applicants to submit a complete application by mid-July.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

For entry onto this programme we would normally require a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) that includes Arabic or evidence of degree level proficiency. 

While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £5,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /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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