Arabic and Islamic Studies Honours A (ARIS4011)


The Honours program in Arabic and Islamic Studies consists of: 1.a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff 2. two seminars that meet for two hours a week for one semester. The thesis should be of 18000-20000 words in length. Each seminar requires 2500 words of written work or its equivalent. The thesis is worth 50% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 25%. The following seminars are on offer in 2014: Methodology of Research in Arabic and Islamic Studies (Dr Nijmeh Hajjar) Practical Advanced Language for Research Purposes (Dr Nijmeh Hajjar) For more information contact, Dr Lucia Sorbrera, Honours coordinator.

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Two seminars, each seminar meets weekly for 2 hours for one semester


A thesis of 18000-20000 words and 2500 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar.

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Credit average in 48 senior credit points of Arabic and Islamic Studies

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