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Coolest thing about the Institute!

The staff are amazing; extremely supportive, approachable and helpful. Our lecturers come from various backgrounds and bring with them a diverse range of expertise and experience. 

Neomi Alam, BA Middle East Studies.

Prospective undergraduates

  • 5th in The Complete University Guide 2018 
  • Intensive training in Arabic with high level of contact hours
  • 2nd in the UK for world-leading research 
  • Work placements overseas to support your career development
  • Sharjah Scholarships of up to £1,500 a year available to MArabic students
  • Non-language degree for students wishing to specialise in the culture, history and politics of the region
  • Unprecedented support for study abroad including dialect training and staff visits
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Arab and Islamic Studies may also be studied under the Flexible Combined Honours scheme or within our Liberal Arts degree programme.

The MArabic

Our four-year undergraduate MArabic programme offers intensive language training, unparalleled study abroad and work experience opportunities.