Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2000: Year Abroad

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.


NQF Level 5
Credits 120 ECTS Value 60
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 3 (3 weeks)

Academic staff

Wafaa Iskander (Convenor)


ARA1033. Some Foreign Institutions may additionally require passing an entry examination



Available via distance learning


Having completed the first year at IAIS, you will spend your second year in an Arabic-speaking country. There you will advance your knowledge of grammar and syntax, as well as reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will also learn a dialect of Arabic. The year abroad is an excellent opportunity for you to immerse yourself in an Arabic- speaking environment and to gain first-hand experience of Arab society and culture. It is a great opportunity for you to interact with Arabic-speakers and to become fluent in an Arabic dialect. The experience you gain from studying abroad will help you in your third and fourth year at IAIS.

Pre-requisite: ARA1033 Elementary Arabic Language or equivalent.

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