Postgraduate Course: Advanced Arabic F (IMES11086)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides an immersive learning experience for Arabic language learners between years one and two the MSc in Middle Eastern Studies with Advanced Arabic at a partner institution in the Middle East.
This course is the third element of the Advanced Arabic courses taken by students at the end of year one of Middle Eastern Studies with Advanced Arabic degree programme. Following an assessment on arrival students will be placed in a class at an appropriate level at an approved language institute in the Arab world (currently Cairo, Amman or Bir Zeit) for ca. 12 weeks. Classes will focus on the 4 language skills in Modern Standard Arabic.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 46,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Placement Study Abroad Hours 340,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||2 hour written exam (60%)«br /»
25 minute oral exam (40%)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- improve their Arabic language skills and increase their knowledge of Arab culture and society.
- develop their abilities in the relevant colloquial dialect although the focus will be on Modern Standard Arabic.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Jonathan Featherstone
Tel: (0131 6)51 1531
|Course secretary||Mrs Alisa Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4465