Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM081: Advanced Arabic Language

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11-15 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

no title Fatima Rawan (Lecturer)





Available via distance learning


This is a core module for MArabic final year students. There are three distinctive parts to this module: i) you spend the first term in an accredited language institution in an Arabic country, ii) you undertake a short (two week) work placement in an Arabic country (either immediately following this period of language study or simultaneous with it) and iii) you spend the second term being taught intensively in Exeter. During your period of study abroad you will be supported by both colleagues in the study abroad institution and by IAIS colleagues, including the Module Convenor who will act as your named IAIS contact. There will be scheduled regular (usually at least fortnightly) contact with IAIS colleagues by e-mail and/or Skype.

This module is at Master’s level. Building on knowledge from ARA3190, this module brings you to a high level of proficiency in Arabic. You will become familiar with variety of complex text types for writing and translation and learn to converse fluently on a wide range of topics. On graduation, your command of Arabic will be a significant asset for you in the employment market and you will have further enhanced your employment prospects following your work placements.

Pre-requisites: ARA3190 Intermediate Arabic Language or equivalent.

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