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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Arabic and French make a natural combination. Interaction between the two languages and cultures has taken place over many centuries and continues in the present day. This interaction is reflected as much in the cinema and music of contemporary Europe and North Africa as in the Chansons de Gestes of medieval times. Arabic is the main language of more than 250 million people in a huge swathe of land extending from the Atlantic to the Persian Gulf. Apart from opening the door to a fascinating and varied region, knowledge of Arabic provides access to the rich intellectual heritage of Islam. French is a major world language, in Africa as well as in Europe and Canada. Alongside intensive study of the language, you will explore French culture – its literature and cinema, but also its fascinating political history and philosophical ideas. French art and thought have played a central part in creating our modern civilisation. The School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures at the University of Edinburgh is recognised in the UK and internationally as a leading institution for the research-led study of languages. A year spent studying Arabic and French abroad provides complete immersion in both.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: French or Arabic at B. GCSEs: French at B or 6 (if not at A Level) and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 49 5

    4th out of 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    184 84%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    45th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    182 93%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    6th

    1

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