SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Arabic Language Learning and Teaching

This programme is for those who would like to pursue a career related to teaching Arabic as a foreign / 2nd language (e.g. teacher, programme coordinator, materials developer, teacher trainer); students learn theory and practice specific to teaching the Arabic language as a foreign / 2nd language and about the broader issues and approaches related to language learning and teaching in general; students develop capacity to conduct research related to learning/teaching a 2nd language.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class or equivalent in a BA in a relevant discipline (linguistics or applied linguistics), or a BA in another discipline including some relevant units, or relevant professional qualifications (for example, a diploma-level teaching qualifications or exceptional and documented experience in language teaching). A BA in non-linguistics discipline can be compensated by relevant units in (applied) linguistics study units OR a diploma-level teaching qualification (like SOAS Language Centre's PG Diploma in teaching Arabic) but an applicant does not have to have both. Native or native-like proficiency in Arabic is required.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700