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Postgraduate Studies: Arabic Language and Literature

SLL4100F       TOPICS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE/LITERATURE 1

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Dr P Macaluso

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an honours programme.

Course outline:

Analysis of a pivotal period or genre of Arabic religious literature through the study of texts in the original and appropriate socio-historical contextualisation. The course may also include further language instruction in order to provide the students with the skills and vocabulary knowledge to understand unabridged texts of different periods and backgrounds.

DP requirements: Submission of all written work.

Assessment: Two essays of at least 5,000 words 70%; test 30%.

 

 

SLL4101F       TOPICS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE/LITERATURE 2

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Dr P Macaluso

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an honours programme.

Course outline:

Analysis of a pivotal period or genre of Arabic historiographical literature or study of some representative journalistic genres through the reading of texts in the original and appropriate socio- historical contextualisation. It may also include further language training in order to provide the students with the skills and knowledge to understand the relevant texts.

DP requirements: Submission of all written work.

Assessment: Two essays of at least 5,000 words 70%; test 30%.

 

 

SLL4102S       TOPICS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE/LITERATURE 3

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Dr P Macaluso

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an honours programme.

Course outline:

Analysis of a pivotal period or genre of classical Arabic literature through the study of texts in the original and appropriate socio-historical contextualisation. The course may also include further language instruction in order to provide the students with the skills and vocabulary knowledge to understand unabridged texts of the classical literary tradition.

DP requirements: Submission of all written work.

Assessment: Two essays of at least 5,000 words 70%; test 30%.

 

 

SLL4103S        TOPICS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE/LITERATURE 4

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Dr P Macaluso

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an honours programme.

Course outline:

Analysis of a pivotal period or genre of modern Arabic literature through the study of texts in the original and appropriate socio-historical contextualisation. It may also include further language training in order to enrich students’ vocabulary and grammatical competence and enable them to undertake the reading of unabridged literary texts.

DP requirements: Submission of all written work.

Assessment: Two essays of at least 5,000 words 70%; test 30%.

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