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BA Modern Language and Business & Management (Arabic)
Gain specialist knowledge of Arabic culture and global business issues.

BA Modern Language and Business & Management (Arabic) / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
45 Months. [Full-Time]
Typical A-level offer

ABB-BBB with GCSE in a Modern Language and in Maths (both Grade B).

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

31 - 34 points overall (core points accepted)

Higher Level Requirements - 6,5,5 -5,5,5 evidence of language study at higher or standard level preferred

Plus GCSE (or equivalent) Maths grade B required; also grade B in a Modern Language, if a Language is not present in the IB grades.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
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Course description

BA (Hons) A Modern Language and Business & Management

Provides Students with a thorough grounding in the language and culture of their chosen subject, as well as in the principles of business and management and their application in the workplace in both European and global contexts.  

This is a four-year course with the third year being spent abroad in a country where the language of study is spoken. It is possible to vary the focus on either business and management or Arabic Studies in the final year.

  • Allows Students to achieve near-native proficiency in modern Arabic and to study the language within its cultural and historical context.Students start as absolute beginners and go through to an advanced level over four years.
  • Looks widely at Arab culture and literature and introduces Students to social and cultural trends in the Arab Middle East and beyond.
  • Carefully structured so that Students can measure their progress step by step. Learning modern Arabic also opens the door to the vast literature of classical Arabic, including religious and secular texts, and provides a perfect platform from which to learn one or more of the colloquial dialects.
  • Modern Arabic language courses: Gain competence in reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension, while developing knowledge and understanding of the Arab World.
  • Arabic-based thematic courses: Study documents which introduce you to the cultures of the mediaeval Arab World; read contemporary literature reflecting life and social trends in modern Arab countries.

Open days

The University holds Open Days regularly (usually June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.


Fees for entry in 2017 have not yet been set. For entry in 2016 the tuition fees were £9,000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2017 entry.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Thomas Waring
+44 (0)161 275 8129
Academic department overview

See: About us

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