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Arabic and Linguistics (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This Arabic and Linguistics (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in Arabic in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking). 

About

At Westminster, they train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context, and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.

You will study Arabic language, culture and linguistics in an integrated and interdisciplinary way, exploring the connections between them and the broader historical and cross-cultural contexts that frame their study. 

Through this Arabic and Linguistics (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster, you will be able to function in different cultural situations and acquire the qualities and skills of a humanities graduate. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

The Arabic courses are only available to beginner or 'false beginner' entrants – false beginners are students who may be able to read the Arabic script, and/or have the equivalent to one or two years' part-time study. Please note that we may need to test you to determine your entry point.

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The Careers and Employability Service is here to support you to achieve your full potential.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we provide you with a variety of opportunities to work and develop new skills. As a University of Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      e to 4 years
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Arabic World and the Word
  • Introduction to the Study of Language and Culture
  • Exploring Language
  • Intercultural Communication: An Introduction
  • Objects and Meaning: World Cultures in London Galleries and Museums
  • Language Myths
  • Expressions of Arabic Culture
  • Language, Structure and Meaning
  • Culture(s) and Conflict(s): Representations of War, Conflict and Revolution Across Time
  • Language, Power and Institutions: Decoding Dominant Narratives

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    169

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

UK

  • A Levels – BCC
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma – DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma - Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 33 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction
  • GCSE minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) in Maths and English.

EU AND INTERNATIONAL

  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Part-Time (Price per 20-credit module)
  • UK/EU: £1,540
  • International: £2,240

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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