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Full time & Part time September MA 2 years full time, 4 years part time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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The MA in Intensive Language (Arabic) is a unique two-year programme offered by SOAS, allowing students to combine intensive Arabic language study with the discipline of their choice, such as Near and Middle Eastern Studies. This programme is ideal for those who wish to develop a professional and academic understanding of the Arab Middle East. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner, the programme caters to your proficiency level. Additionally, you have the opportunity to study another Middle Eastern language. SOAS, renowned for its expertise in Middle Eastern studies, offers a vibrant research environment and the chance to study abroad.

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This MA... and Intensive Language (Arabic)

two-year pathway full-time programme allows students to combine intensive Arabic language with several disciplines, including MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies, making these programmes unique in Europe. The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with the Arab Middle East in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive pathways will enable them to develop a serious competency in Arabic, and achieve an advanced professional level depending on their starting knowledge of the language.

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Entry Requirements

We will consider all applications with 2:2 (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application such as supporting statement. References are optional, but can help build a stronger application if you fall below the 2:2 requirement or have non-traditional qualifications.

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These scholarships are for Masters study in any subject field.
The application process normally opens in December and closes in February, for study commencing in September the following year. Please go to the Canon Collins website and click "Apply for A Scholarship" and then "Canon Collins Scholarship for Masters Study in the UK" for further information on how to apply.

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Country/Nationality: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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