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2018/19 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

Cert HE Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Programme code:CHE-AM&ISUCAS code:QT47
Duration:1 Year Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Samar Al Afandi Contact address: s.al-afandi@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

Entry Requirements
- 3 A levels grade CCC or equivalent e.g. Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits overall and 45 credits at level 3 of which 25 must be at Merit or above.
BTEC: Merit, Merit, Merit
GCSE English grade A*- C or 9 - 4 or equivalent or IELTS 7.0 with not less than 6.5 in each component
GCSE Maths grade A*- C or 9 - 4 or equivalent
Additional entry criteria
As well as the academic requirements above, you must live permanently in the UK and meet at least one of the following:
- your permanent address is in a neighborhood with low progression to higher education
- you attended a school which achieved less than the national average of 5 A* - C or 9 - 4 passes (including English and Maths) at GCSE
- you grew up in public care
Further consideration will be given to the life experience of mature applicants and the circumstances in which they gained prior qualifications. We offer non standard entry through successful completion of the University of Leeds Alternative Entry Scheme.
Candidates meet the above entry criteria will be interviewed.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Lifelong Learning Centre

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

The Lifelong Learning Centre's existing exam board for part time Cert HE Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

LLLC0177Academic Development Through the Study of the Abrahamic Faiths20 creditsSemester 1
LLLC1373Islamic History and Civilisation20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LLLC1398Key Texts in Middle Eastern Religions20 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

Candidates wishing to progress to Islamic Studies will be required to study the following modules

LLLC1367Introduction to Islam20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LLLC1371Arabic 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

LLLC 1371 covers the same subject area as ARAB 1001 but at a reduced intensity to suit part-time students and those not following either the Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies or Arabic & Islamic Studies programmes.

Candidates wishing to progress to Islamic Studies will also be required to study 20 either credits from the following modules or may choose 10 credits from this list and 10 credits of discovery modules

ARAB1160Introduction to the Middle East: Politics, Culture and Religion20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LLLC1304Islam in Western Societies10 creditsSemester 2
LLLC1321Women, Culture and Islam10 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
LLLC1389Introduction into Islamic Philosophy10 creditsNot running in 201819
LLLC1394Political Islam: Past and Present10 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
LLLC1436Introduction to Islamic Law10 creditsSemester 1

Candidates wishing to progress to Middle Eastern Studies will be required to study the following modules

ARAB1160Introduction to the Middle East: Politics, Culture and Religion20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LLLC1371Arabic 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

LLLC 1371 covers the same subject area as ARAB 1001 but at a reduced intensity to suit part-time students and those not following either the Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies or Arabic & Islamic Studies programmes.

Candidates wishing to progress to Middle Eastern Studies will also be required to study either 20 credits from the following modules or may choose 10 credits from this list and 10 credits of discovery modules

LLLC1304Islam in Western Societies10 creditsSemester 2
LLLC1321Women, Culture and Islam10 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
LLLC1367Introduction to Islam20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LLLC1389Introduction into Islamic Philosophy10 creditsNot running in 201819
LLLC1394Political Islam: Past and Present10 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
LLLC1436Introduction to Islamic Law10 creditsSemester 1

Candidates wishing to progress to Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies will be required to study the following modules

ARAB1001Beginning Arabic 120 creditsSemester 1
ARAB1002Beginning Arabic 220 creditsSemester 2
ARAB1160Introduction to the Middle East: Politics, Culture and Religion20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Candidates wishing to progress to Arabic and Islamic Studies will be required to study the following modules

ARAB1001Beginning Arabic 120 creditsSemester 1
ARAB1002Beginning Arabic 220 creditsSemester 2
LLLC1367Introduction to Islam20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Discovery modules:

Students following the Islamic Studies or Middle Eastern Studies pathways may study up to 10 credits of discovery modules

Last updated: 06/12/2018

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