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Modern Languages and Arabic, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) Exeter, United Kingdom
Enjoy a highly flexible Modern Languages and Arabic programme at The University of Exeter  which allows you to structure your studies around your interests or follow a specific career-orientated pathway. Study Arabic alongside one other language; French, German, Italian, Spanish or Russian
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Overview

Key facts

  • Your final degree title will reflect your choices and you will divide your time equally between the two languages. In your second year, you will spend a year abroad in an Arabic-speaking country
  • You will undertake intense practical language training as well as theoretical learning to better understand the rich cultural, social and historical backdrop of Arabic and your other chosen language
  • The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is one of the foremost academic institutions in the UK offering research and taught degree programmes in a wide range of areas within the field of Arab, Middle Eastern, and Islamic Studies
  • Get involved in activities outside class: language societies, tandem partnerships, liaison work in schools and the community such as our Translation! Festival – the only public festival dedicated to translation in the UK

Careers

A degree in Modern Languages and Arabic programme at The University of Exeter gives you an appreciation and understanding of the culture, history and language of the Middle East and French-speaking countries. 

You will develop analytical and research skills as well as an awareness of different interpretations of issues and events, develop opinions and use effective communication skills to put forward your ideas and conclusions. You will also develop your time-management skills. 

All these skills are valued by employers from many different fields and can open career paths in a wide variety of areas from academic research and government work to more commercially based careers in law and business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Will continue to consider applications from international students until 30 June if places are available.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Elementary Arabic Language
  • French Language
  • French Language for Beginners
  • German Language for Beginners
  • Italian Language for Beginners
  • Contemporary Russian Written and Oral
  • Russian Language for Beginners

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Typical offer

AAB-BBB; IB: 34-30

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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