Arabic Language and Cultures

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
This pathway is suitable for complete beginners or students with very little language experience.

Arabic Language and Cultures Introductory

Major

A major in the introductory pathway for Arabic Language and Cultures requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units*
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit point of 3000-level culture units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in the introductory pathway for Arabic Language and Cultures requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level language units*
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level language units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level culture units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level language units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level culture units
* Appropriate language units are assessed either by language level and grade therein achieved in Higher School Certificate or International Baccalaureate, and/or by one-on-one interviews prior to commencement.

1000-level units of study

Language
ARBC1611
Introductory Arabic 1A
6    N ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC1101 or ARBC1102
Semester 1
ARBC1612
Introductory Arabic 1B
6    P ARBC1611
N ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC1102 or ARBC2613 or ARBC2614 or ARBC3615 or ARBC3616 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Language
ARBC2613
Intermediate Arabic 2A
6    P ARBC1612 or HSC beginners
N ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC2103 or ARBC3615 or ARBC3616 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639
Semester 1
ARBC2614
Intermediate Arabic 2B
6    P ARBC2613
N ARBC2104 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638 or ARBC3639
Semester 2
Culture
ARBC2211
North Africa: History Culture Society

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Language and Cultures or ARBC3615
Semester 2
ARBC2671
Transnational Muslim Women and Veiling
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Arab Language and Cultures French Studies Asian Studies American Studies History Studies in Religion
Semester 1
ARBC2681
Gender and Politics in the Arab World
6    P 12 Junior credit points in any of Arabic and Islamic Studies European Studies English Government History Political Economy Sociology Media and Communication Gender Studies or Cultural Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2607
Palestine, Israel and the Middle East

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000-level in History, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Language and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or ARBC3615
N JCTC2008 or GOVT2772
Semester 1

3000-level units of study

Culture
ARBC3200
Arab and Middle East Politics
6    P 12 Senior credit points from any of Arabic Language and Cultures European Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies English Government History Political Economy Sociology Media and Communication Gender and Cultural Studies
Semester 1
ARBC3691
Modern Egypt: History, Culture, Society

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A Basic knowledge in the fields of modern Middle East history, colonial history and Islamic studies
P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Arabic Language and Cultures
Semester 1
Language
ARBC3615
Advanced Arabic 3A
6    P ARBC2614 or HSC continuers or HSC extension
N ARBC2105 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2315 or ARBC2316 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638
Semester 1
ARBC3616
Advanced Arabic 3B
6    P ARBC3615
N ARBC2106 or ARBC1311 or ARBC1312 or ARBC2313 or ARBC2314 or ARBC2315 or ARBC2316 or ARBC2633 or ARBC2634 or ARBC3635 or ARBC3636 or ARBC3637 or ARBC3638
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ARBC3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARBC3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2