This course gives you the opportunity to study English in combination with Modern Standard Arabic. You will undertake practical language classes for Modern Standard Arabic, while also developing an understanding of the social and cultural environment in which the language is spoken. The English element of this course takes an innovative, modern approach to the study of literature, focusing on drama, prose, fiction and poetry from the 17th century to the present, and balancing the traditional with the modern. Students who have studied English Literature or Language appreciate the courses core interest in the analysis of literary language, and those with good qualifications from across the humanities perform just as well. We pride ourselves on our excellent teaching, flexible provision, highly positive student feedback and strong research culture. Proficiency in modern languages will give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments.