Provides Students with a thorough grounding in the language and culture of their chosen subject, as well as in the principles of business and management and their application in the workplace in both European and global contexts. This is a four-year course with the third year being spent abroad in a country where the language of study is spoken. It is possible to vary the focus on either business and management or Arabic Studies in the final year. - Allows Students to achieve near-native proficiency in modern Arabic and to study the language within its cultural and historical context.Students start as absolute beginners and go through to an advanced level over four years. - Looks widely at Arab culture and literature and introduces Students to social and cultural trends in the Arab Middle East and beyond. - Carefully structured so that Students can measure their progress step by step. Learning modern Arabic also opens the door to the vast literature of classical Arabic, including religious and secular texts, and provides a perfect platform from which to learn one or more of the colloquial dialects. - Modern Arabic language courses: Gain competence in reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension, while developing knowledge and understanding of the Arab World. - Arabic-based thematic courses: Study documents which introduce you to the cultures of the mediaeval Arab World; read contemporary literature reflecting life and social trends in modern Arab countries.