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Master of Arts (Honours) Arabic and Persian


Arabic Joint element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
AR1001 Arabic for Beginners 1 20 AND
AR1002 Arabic for Beginners 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year

Persian Joint Element: First Year
Code Module name Credits
PR1001 Persian for Beginners 1 20 AND
PR1002 Persian for Beginners 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Level 1000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year


Arabic Joint element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ AR2001 Intermediate Arabic 1 20 AND
^ AR2002 Intermediate Arabic 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^
Persian Joint Element: Second Year
Code Module name Credits
^ PR2001 Intermediate Persian 1 20 AND
^ PR2002 Intermediate Persian 2 20 AND
Remaining credits from Levels 1000 and 2000 options

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in the academic year
Choose a minimum of 80 Level 2000 credits

Automatic entry to Honours requires

  • pass and have an average grade 11 or better in modules marked ^

Entry to Honours

Students who attain an average of grade 11.0 or above at the first sitting in the requisite 2000-level modules and who meet all other programme requirements will be given automatic offers of entry into Honours programmes. Students permitted automatic entry to Honours will only be permitted to trail one module to a maximum of 30 sub-honours credits into Honours.

Some Schools permit qualified entry to Honours (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/media/teaching-and-learning/policies/honsentry.pdf )

BSc / MA Honours

The general requirements are 480 credits over a period of normally four years (and not more than five years) or part-time equivalent, of which the final two years form an approved Honours programme of 240 credits, of which 90 credits are at 4000 or 5000 level and at least a further 120 credits at 3000 and/or 4000 or 5000 levels.


Arabic Joint element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
AR3401 Media Arabic 1 15 AND
AR3402 Media Arabic 2 15 AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: AR3411, AR3420 - AR3499, AR4421 - AR4422, AR4461 - AR4462
AR3411 Modern Arab Culture and Society 15
AR3421 Arabic Short Stories 1 15
AR3422 Arabic Short Stories 2 15
AR3461 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 1 15
AR3462 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 2 15
AR4421 Exile and Identity 15
AR4422 Novellas 15
AR4461 Classical Arabic Poetry 15
AR4462 Classical Arabic Prose 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Across Third and Fourth years at least 15 credits must be taken from (AR3420-AR3459, AR4420-AR4459) and at least 15 credits from (AR3460-AR3499, AR4460-AR4499).

Subject to the approval of any other school involved, one year or one semester may be spent in Study Abroad on a recognised Exchange scheme.

A total of between 90 and 150 credits must be taken in Arabic across Third and Fourth Years.
Persian Joint Element: Third Year
Code Module name Credits
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15 AND
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module LIst: PR3000 - PR4095, ML3201
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15
PR3020 Key Texts in Modern Persian Literature 15
PR3021 Modern Iran through Cinema 15
PR3022 Modernity and Iranian Drama 15
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15
PR4020 Introduction to Classical Persian Literature 15
PR4021 Female Identity in Contemporary Iran 15
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits in Persian across Third and Fourth Year

Arabic Joint element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
AR4401 Advanced Arabic 1 15 AND
AR4402 Advanced Arabic 2 15 AND
View list 30 credits from Module List: AR4420 - AR4499, AR3411, AR3421 - AR3422, AR3461 - AR3462, AR4999
AR4421 Exile and Identity 15
AR4422 Novellas 15
AR4461 Classical Arabic Poetry 15
AR4462 Classical Arabic Prose 15
AR3411 Modern Arab Culture and Society 15
AR3421 Arabic Short Stories 1 15
AR3422 Arabic Short Stories 2 15
AR3461 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 1 15
AR3462 Key Texts in Classical Arabic Literature and Culture 2 15
AR4999 Dissertation in Arabic Studies 30
ML4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Across Third and Fourth years at least 15 credits must be taken from (AR3420-AR3459, AR4420-AR4459) and at least 15 credits from (AR3460-AR3499, AR4460-AR4499).

Subject to the approval of any other school involved, one year or one semester may be spent in Study Abroad on a recognised Exchange scheme.

AR4999 and ML4794 cannot be taken together.

A total of between 90 and 150 credits must be taken in Arabic across Third and Fourth Years
Persian Joint Element: Fourth Year
Code Module name Credits
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15 AND
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15 AND
View list Between 0 and 45 credits from Module List: PR3000 - PR4095,PR4098 or PR4099,ML3201,ML4794
PR3001 Higher Intermediate Persian 1 15
PR3002 Higher Intermediate Persian 2 15
PR3020 Key Texts in Modern Persian Literature 15
PR3021 Modern Iran through Cinema 15
PR3022 Modernity and Iranian Drama 15
PR4001 Advanced Persian 1 15
PR4002 Advanced Persian 2 15
PR4020 Introduction to Classical Persian Literature 15
PR4021 Female Identity in Contemporary Iran 15
PR4098 Short Dissertation on a Persian Topic 15
PR4099 Long Dissertation on a Persian Topic 30
ML3201 Grammatical Rules and Lexical Exceptions 15
ML4794 Joint Dissertation (30cr) 30
Note:
- Not all modules are available in every academic year and/or semester
- Individual modules may have requisites to satisfy to be eligible to select them

For further details, see the module catalogue entry for each individual module above

Further requirements

Choose 120 credits in academic year

Students must take between 90 and 150 credits in Persian across Third and Fourth Year

Study abroad

In the case of students who spend part of the Honours programme on a recognised Study Abroad scheme, the Programme Requirements will be amended to take into account overseas courses which are approved by the relevant St Andrews School in the Learning Agreement (see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/outgoingstudents/AcademicInformation ).