Postgraduate Arabic A

Subject ARBC90003 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 02-Mar-2015 to 31-May-2015
Assessment Period End 26-Jun-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 13-Mar-2015
Census Date 31-Mar-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 08-May-2015

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Determined by the coordinator after placement test.
Total Time Commitment:

Time commitment totals 170 hours.





Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Dr Christina Mayer


Dr Christina Mayer

Subject Overview:

This subject consists of two parts. The first is a program of instruction in communicative language use. The second is a reading course and series of seminars on the use of Arabic language materials for research purposes. The level of study, the content, and assessment criteria of the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing. The reading course will provide students with extra training in the reading skills needed for postgraduate research, and resource skills in the use of a range of Western and Arabic-language dictionaries, reference works, bibliographies, and electronic databases.

Learning Outcomes:



To be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing.

Prescribed Texts:

To be determined after placement testing.

Recommended Texts:

To be determined after placement testing.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Acquire written and oral communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion.

Previously available as 110-522 Postgraduate Arabic A. Students who have completed 110-522 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: 100 Point Master of Islamic Studies
150 Point Master of Islamic Studies
200 Point Master of Islamic Studies
Modern Languages - 100 Point Program

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