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AR3401 Media Arabic 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Planned timetable:Wed 12.00 - 1.00 pm, Thu 12.00 - 1.00 pm

This module consolidates the grammar and vocabulary learned during Sub-Honours by introducing students to the language of the Arabic media through texts, audio and audio-visual material. Students will be offered basic training in comprehension and translation of contemporary Media Arabic in both directions, and will also compose their own written material and give oral presentations in Arabic.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for Arabic

UG Pre-requisite(s):AR2001 and AR2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours - mixture of lectures, seminars and tutorials and 1 surgery hour
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 150

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 40%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Oral Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr F Caiani
Module teaching staff:Dr F Caiani, TBC