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Near Eastern Studies - Arabic Studies

University of Michigan

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
24102 USD/year
24102 USD/year
11945 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

With more than twenty-five faculty members specializing in everything from ancient Mesopotamia to the modern Middle East, the department of Near Eastern Studies - Arabic Studies at University of Michigan offers an especially deep training to students as they aim to become researchers, teachers, and policy makers.

Overview

Our Near Eastern Studies - Arabic Studies program offered at University of Michigan  develops students’ historiograpical and analytical skills, as well as their proficiency in relevant languages, whether ancient or modern. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the many connections between Near Eastern Studies and other departments on campus, and thus to shape a program that is specifically matched to their research interests.

Students in this program choose between two subplans:

  • Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language: This track provides training in applied linguistics and foreign language teaching methodology with special emphasis on learning and teaching Arabic as a foreign language.
  • Arabic for Professional Purposes: This track is specifically designed to accommodate the needs and demands of students, members of the business community and government personnel who want to study Arabic for professional employment in government, business or public policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Israel/Hebrew Bible
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Hebrew
  • Iranian Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Mesopotamian and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Persian
  • Rabbinics; Jewish History of Late Antiquity
  • Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins/New Testament
  • Turkish

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
85
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have a B.A. in Arabic, Education, English, Linguistics, or related disciplines. 

  • All applicants must submit a completed application from the Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 
  • official transcripts of all previous academic records,
  •  three letters of recommendation (preferably from faculty familiar with their most recent work), 
  • a statement of purpose, 
  • CV 
  • personal statement and writing sample. 

The Arabic Proficiency Test of the American Association of Arabic for non-native speakers of Arabic 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24102 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24102 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11945 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Near Eastern Studies - Arabic Studies
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University of Michigan

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