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Arabic and Islamic Studies BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Arabic is one of the world’s major languages, and this Arabic and Islamic studies degree allows you to become proficient while you build your understanding of the cultural, religious and historical contexts that have shaped the region.You’ll benefit from a firm grounding in spoken and written Arabic – which you’ll strengthen by spending a year in an Arabic-speaking country – while gaining insight into the religious, cultural, social and political issues that have shaped the Middle East and wider Muslim world.This degree offers you teaching of the highest standard, in a research-intensive environment where leading scholars and students come together to explore the rich and variegated landscape of Islam, the Islamicate, Muslim societies and cultures.We combine a number of academic perspectives throughout the degree, including theology, history, philosophy, sociology and political science. The complex and evolving nature of our field of enquiry demands dynamic tools of analysis, meaning that you'll study the conventional analytical tools applied in Islamic Studies alongside cutting-edge approaches such as decoloniality and critical Muslim studies.You could even learn Persian or Turkish.You'll also be able to access a wide range of activities offered by the School's Iqbal Centre for the Study of Contemporary Islam.This four-year course includes a year abroad.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

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    14th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    146 75%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    1st

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  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    149 75%

    16th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    74th

    3

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