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BA History and Arabic
Combine a specialist study of Arabic culture with a range of diverse historical periods.

BA History and Arabic / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
4 years
Typical A-level offer

ABB including Grade A History, plus English Language at A2 or GCSE Modern Foreign Language (grade B)

Typical International Baccalaureate offer
33 points overall (core points accepted), to include 6,5,5 at higher level subjects including History (6), plus English Language at A2 or GCSE Modern Foreign Language (grade B)

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Around 10 places will be available.   This is a new programme for 2015, so currently we have no information on application numbers.
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • You want to start or continue learning Arabic and have freedom to choose history units from a wide range of periods
  • You want to study or work in an Arabic-speaking country for a year to perfect your language skills
  • You want the flexibility to focus more on language or history elements as your interests develop

Open days

The University hold open days regularly (usually June, Sept and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

If your application is successful you will be invited to a visit day specifically for your area of study. On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, meet members of staff and current students and discuss study aims and qualifications with admissions staff.

We do not normally interview applicants. We make offers after carefully considering your UCAS application.


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Mrs Gail Dickinson
+44 (0)161 306 1251
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Academic department overview

See: About us

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