Arabic Language and Literature
Studying a major in Arabic Language and Literature introduces learners directly to Middle Eastern heritage, to Islamic sources, and to the contemporary culture and media of the Arab world. This major provides practical language skills for students with no learning experience of Arabic and for students who can already read and write Arabic, seeks to develop their writing and translation skills.
A major in Arabic Language and Literature will require a minimum of 36 credit points at senior level. Students must complete 24 credit points of Arabic language senior units (ARBC2613-3616 B stream or ARBC3635-3638 A stream), plus 12 credit points from the ARIS senior units (ARIS2673-3676).
Sydney Arts and Social Sciences graduates work in government departments at all levels, and major private sector consultancies and corporations, locally and overseas. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a range of subject areas that prepare graduates for careers in administration, education, business research, marketing, media, management consultancy, public relations, gallery and museum curatorship, hospitality and tourism, community and welfare. Our graduates are proficient in research and inquiry, and demonstrate personal and intellectual autonomy, and ethical, social and professional understanding, qualities sought after by leading employers all over the world.
Further study for major
Eligible candidates may proceed to an Honours year in the Bachelor of Arts, or apply for admission to a rich postgraduate program in the humanities and social sciences, comprising advanced learning and professional courses. Master degrees include capstone projects ranging from internships with government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas, the gallery and museum sector, and leading media organisations, to opportunities for independent research projects which prepare students for higher degrees by research.
Related subject areas
Arab World, Islam and the Middle East