• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Arabic
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Huda Al-Tamimi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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This is a supervised research course that gives students an opportunity to complete an extended and focused piece of research using their Arabic language skills.  Focal topics will be related to Arabic, Middle East, or Islamic Studies.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. demonstrate knowledge of aspects of advanced Arabic writing styles;
  2. extend their capacity to use syntactic and discourse structures appropriately to undertake research on a topic in Arabic;
  3. demonstrate their ability to present their findings in a scholarly manner in Arabic; and
  4. demonstrate advanced linguistic skills and functional understanding of Arabic Language.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Proposal, 150 words; (5) [LO 1,2,4]
  2. Progress report, 200 words (10) [LO 1,2,4]
  3. Final essay, 3150 words (40) [LO 1,2,4]
  4. Proposal presentation, up to 7 minutes (5) [LO 2,3]
  5. Progress report presentation, up to 10 minutes (10) [LO 2,3]
  6. Final presentation, up to 20 minutes (30) [LO 2,3]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) 24 hours of language classes and research supervision; and

b) 106 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARAB2012 or ARAB6502, or with permission of the convenor. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARAB3004.

Prescribed Texts

The lecturer will provide material selected from Arabic printed media, short stories, poems, novels and other sources.

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
2020 $3570
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5460
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2435 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person N/A

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