University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

Arabic and Islamic Studies

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Course summary

Arabic is one of the world’s major languages, and this Arabic and Islamic studies degree allows you to become proficient while you build your understanding of the cultural, religious, political and historical contexts that have shaped the region. You’ll benefit from a firm grounding in spoken and written Arabic – which you’ll strengthen by spending a year in an Arabic-speaking country – while gaining insight into the religious, cultural, social and political issues that have shaped the Middle East and wider Muslim world. This degree offers you teaching of the highest standard, in a research-intensive environment where leading scholars and students come together to explore the rich and variegated landscape of Islam, the Islamicate, Muslim societies and cultures. We combine a number of academic perspectives throughout the degree, including theology, history, philosophy, sociology and political science. The complex and evolving nature of our field of enquiry demands dynamic tools of analysis, meaning that you'll study the conventional analytical tools applied in Islamic Studies alongside other approaches such as decoloniality and critical Muslim studies. You'll have the option to learn Persian or Turkish. You'll also be able to access a wide range of activities offered by the School's Iqbal Centre for the Study of Contemporary Islam. This four-year course includes a year abroad.

Course details

Modules

Information on modules can be found on the University website.

Assessment method

Information on assessment methods can be found on the University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
TVP6
Institution code:
L23
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Further information on accepted qualifications can be found at http://courses.leeds.ac.uk

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)77 overall, with no lower than 6.5 in any component

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

See alternative English Language qualifications we accept

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/projectleeds/info/123100/admissions/143/entry_requirements


Unistats information

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85%
Student satisfaction
73%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
89%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Arabic and Islamic Studies at University of Leeds - UCAS