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SOAS University of London MA ... and Intensive Language (Arabic)
SOAS University of London

MA ... and Intensive Language (Arabic)

London, United Kingdom

2 Years


Full time, Part time

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GBP 11,980 / per year *


* full-time fees per academic year: UK £11,980; Overseas £23,400


Mode of Attendance: Full-time or part-time

In this two-year pathway (FT), students can combine intensive Arabic language with several disciplines (see 'Combinations' Tab), including MA Islamic Societies and Cultures, MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies, or MA Palestine Studies, making these programmes unique in Europe.

Access to the Intensive Arabic language pathway is currently available for students with:

  1. beginner
  2. intermediate
  3. advanced level of proficiency

Students’ proficiency levels will be assessed through a placement test during registration week (specific dates will be provided to the applicants).

Students taking MA NME Studies as their discipline cannot choose additional Arabic language modules from the Languages list, though they are encouraged to take another Middle Eastern language like Persian, Turkish or Hebrew.

Students bear the costs of travel to and from Jordan, as well as all living expenses (including accommodation) during the period of their stay.

May be combined with:

The following disciplines are available with the Intensive Arabic pathway

Anthropology and Sociology

  • MA Anthropological Research Methods
  • MA Anthropology of Food
  • MA Anthropology of Media
  • MA Anthropology of Travel and Tourism
  • MA Medical Anthropology
  • MA Migration and Diaspora Studies
  • MA Social Anthropology
  • MA Social Anthropology of Development


  • MA Historical Research Methods
  • MA History

History of Art

  • MA History of Art and Architecture of Islamic Middle East


  • MA Linguistics

Near and Middle East

  • MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • MA Palestine Studies

Religions and Philosophies

  • MA Religions of Asia and Africa
  • MA Islamic Societies and Cultures

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