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Arabic and Middle Eastern 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

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Arabic is one of the world’s major languages, and this degree will allow you to become proficient while you build your understanding of the cultural and historical contexts that have shaped the Middle East and North Africa.From the early history of the Arabs, North Africans and Islam to the complex international relations of today, you’ll build your knowledge through a range of conceptual approaches such as postcolonialism, decoloniality and Critical Muslim Studies.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 cultural, social and political issues that have shaped the Middle East. At the same time, you’ll build critical, analytical and advanced communication skills that are popular with employers.You’ll combine core and optional modules to give you a firm foundation in language study while allowing you to shape your degree to suit your interests in Middle Eastern Studies and North African Studies.You’ll have the option to study Turkish or Persian.This four-year course includes a year abroad.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • 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

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    153 77%

    4th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    3rd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    5th

    4

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