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Arabic Studies - Diploma

Program Overview

An opportunity for students who do not plan to pursue doctoral research or academic careers to study the history, culture, religion, literature, and material culture of the Arab and Islamicate worlds.

An opportunity for students with a background in history, literature, art history, etc. to complement their knowledge with specific study pertaining to the Arab and Islamicate worlds.

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Degrees and Admission Requirements

To be eligible for the graduate diploma degree in Arabic Studies students must reach an acceptable level of proficiency in Arabic. 

Many students continue to develop their Arabic language skills while studying for the Master’s degree.

If a student in good standing decides during the course of their diploma that they would like to transfer to an MA program, they may apply via the standard procedure for graduate admissions.