• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Research
    Specialist
  • Course subject Arabic
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course involves a special study based on the student's other courses taken previously or concurrently. Readings can be in any of the following areas: Arabic literature, Islamic studies or Middle Eastern studies. Students completing this course should be able to undertake a small scale research project in Arabic studies, Islamic studies or Middle Eastern studies in an area of interest to them and consistent with the aim of the course; and present the findings of their research in a scholarly manner.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of this course students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity
  • Demonstrate their capacity to understand and evaluate technical language use as well as Arabic grammar.
  • Read and analyse selected texts from one genre in modern standard Arabic in any of the following areas: Arabic literature, Islamic studies or Middle Eastern studies. 
  • Acquire knowledge of many aspects of advanced Arabic syntax and morphology;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in more complex written syntactic and discourse structures and extend their capacity to use such structures appropriately to undertake a small-scale research.
  • Demonstrate their ability to present their findings in a scholarly manner in Arabic.
  • Demonstrate their advanced linguistic skills and functional understanding of Arabic Language.

Indicative Assessment

3,000 Word essay (50%) written in Arabic and and Oral Presentation (50%) due at the end of the Semester.

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Workload

Two hours of language classes per week or regular meeting with the Supervisor

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARAB6504. If you feel that you meet the requirements through other means please contact the course convenor for approval to enrol in this course. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARAB3007.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3210 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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