Postgraduate Course: Intensive Arabic C (IMES11040)
|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 is the third phase of the Intensive Arabic 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 (previously Cairo or Amman) for c. 12 weeks. Classes will focus on the 4 language skills in Modern Standard Arabic.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Co-requisites|| Students MUST also take:
Intensive Arabic A (IMES11021) AND
Intensive Arabic B (IMES11022)
||Other requirements|| Course only available for students enrolled on MSc in Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic or MSc in International Relations of the Middle East with Arabic. Students must go abroad in order to progress to Year 2.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The weighting of the assessment components will be:
-1,500 word written essay (60%)
-15 minutes of recorded interview(s) (20%)
-10 minute oral exam (20%)
|No Exam Information
| Students will improve their Arabic language skills and increase their knowledge of Arab culture and society. The focus will be on Modern Standard Arabic but students will also be encouraged to develop a working knowledge of the relevant colloquial dialect.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Students will be sent to language school in the Arab world to undertake language classes. Centres are re-evaluated each year; previously the schools have been in Jordan and Egypt.
|Course organiser||Mr Jonathan Featherstone
Tel: (0131 6)51 1531
|Course secretary||Mrs Alisa Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4465