Postgraduate Course: Arabic 1A for MSc LAIBS (IMES11064)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course introduces the basic structures of Arabic grammar and is designed to teach students to understand, speak and write modern standard Arabic to an advanced elementary / low intermediate level. This course is only available to students on the MSc in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies degree programme.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 37,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class work - 10% (regular written exercises and tests)
Examinations- 90% (80% of this examination mark is awarded for the written paper, and 20% for the oral)
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Arabic 1A for MSc LAIBS||3:00|
| Students learn to read and write the Arabic script.
Students acquire knowledge of up to 1,000 key vocabulary items and the core concepts of Arabic grammar.
Students will gain the ability to understand, speak, read and write elementary Modern Standard Arabic to an advanced elementary / low intermediate level.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Ayah Durkawi
Tel: (0131 6)50 6615
|Course secretary||Mrs Anne Budo
Tel: (0131 6)50 4161