BA English Language and Arabic / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Duration
4 yrs
Typical A-level offer
Grades ABB. Applicants must have achieved a minimum of GCSE Grade B/6 standard in a Modern Language.
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades BBB. Language at A2 or GCSE Grade B in any Modern Foreign Language is also required.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Investigate the sounds, words and grammar of the English language, and study its origin, development and regional variations.
  • Gain advanced linguistic skills in Arabic and explore the culture, history and politics of the Arab-speaking world.
  • Spend a year in an Arabic-speaking country to consolidate your language learning.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK for Modern Languages (QS World University Rankings 2018).

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

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Liam Armstrong
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3218
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/middleeasternstudies/
School/Faculty overview

See: About us

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