Bachelor of Arts Degree in Humanities Studies in Middle East

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Humanities Studies

If a student is looking to become a social worker, educator or any career involving great artistic skill, Humanities and Social Sciences may be the correct area of study. This field presents a wide array of classes which teach participants a variety of skills that are valuable across many industries.

The Middle East boasts a uniquely diverse population filled with a myriad of political, cultural and religious identities. In this setting, students have the opportunity to learn first hand about historic cultures and empires based in the region.

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Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Psychology, English and Sociology

Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Department of Arts and Humanities at MAHE, Dubai offers a carefully curated BA (Humanities) program that inculcates varied critical and creative skills across three years (six semesters). The first two years (four semesters) of the program offer a wide range of Foundation Courses for a strong grounding in fundamental concepts. Electives in the final year of the program give students the option of a Major in English, Philosophy, Sociology or History. The program culminates with a research project and the writing of a thesis on a topic of your choice, with faculty guidance. [+]

Overview

The Department of Arts and Humanities at MAHE, Dubai offers a carefully curated BA (Humanities) program that inculcates varied critical and creative skills across three years (six semesters).

The first two years (four semesters) of the program offer a wide range of Foundation Courses for a strong grounding in fundamental concepts. Foundation Courses are offered from the following disciplines:

Literature Psychology Philosophy Sociology Film Studies Gender Studies.

Electives in the final year of the program give students the option of a Major in English, Philosophy, Sociology or History. The program culminates with a research project and the writing of a thesis on a topic of your choice, with faculty guidance.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time September 2019 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

We live in a world where much professional information is outdated quickly. Creative problem solving and an understanding of the historical and social complexity of the world are very important. [+]

We live in a world where much professional information is outdated quickly. Creative problem solving and an understanding of the historical and social complexity of the world are very important.

Our graduates can think on their feet, and understand the big picture and the different angles of society. They have a vision and a sense of social conscience. We understand that without these, no profession is either sustainable or worthwhile as a legacy. With these, a graduate can steadily become a leader in almost any walk of life.

Our department thus far has produced students who have gone on to work in the governmental sector, international business, as well as in international agencies. Increasingly, many of our graduates have gone on to graduate studies at some of the most prestigious institutions in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time September 2019 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

Our comprehensive program is aided by the fact that A.U.S. is a truly international and diverse campus community where English is as prevalent outside the classroom as it is within it. This places our graduates at a definite advantage, making them good communicators, qualified for employment in the UAE and throughout the world. [+]

Our international campus environment coupled with our academic excellence has placed us in a unique position in the region.

Our comprehensive program is aided by the fact that A.U.S. is a truly international and diverse campus community where English is as prevalent outside the classroom as it is within it. This places our graduates at a definite advantage, making them good communicators, qualified for employment in the UAE and throughout the world.

Our program focuses on language, grammar, writing and the diverse genres of literary arts such as fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and prose. We help students learn the research tools and analytical skills necessary to succeed in a variety of professions in today's English-dominated and information-oriented global environment. Our graduates' ability to effectively communicate in English and utilize critical thinking skills are qualities highly valued by a wide range of employers, which include:... [-]


BA in English Language

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Al Jazirah Al Hamra

English study is an academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language, English linguistics, and English sociolinguistics. More broadly, English studies explore the production of and analysis of texts created in English. [+]

English study is an academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the English language, English linguistics, and English sociolinguistics. More broadly, English studies explore the production of and analysis of texts created in English.

Students can choose to specialize in translation, teaching of English, or literature.

Career Opportunities

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

Editorial assistant English as a foreign language teacher Lexicographer Magazine journalist Newspaper journalist Primary school teacher Secondary school teacher Writer

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Academic librarian Advertising account executive Advertising copywriter Arts administrator Information officer Marketing executive Public relations officer Records manager Admissions Criteria American / Canadian Diploma UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate British IGCSE / GCE Leaving School Certificate(A School Leaving Certificate must be provided, showing the last grade (year) completed) Iranian Diploma Indian / Pakistani /Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate International Baccalaureate Diploma Syrian Secondary School Certificate SABIS Diploma WAEC / NECO [-]

Bachelor in Interpreting

Lebanese International University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Lebanon Beirut

Major theories and approaches in translation: this program introduces students to the theoretical and practical aspect of their major, giving them a taste of some groundbreaking theoretical researches in the domains of applied Linguistics and Translation Studies or Translatology. [+]

Bachelor in Interpreting

The program includes following courses:

Introduction to Translation Studies

Major theories and approaches in translation: this course introduces students to the theoretical aspect of their major, giving them a taste of some groundbreaking theoretical research in the domains of Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies or Translatology.

General Translation I

Basic techniques for translating non-specialized texts from English into Arabic: This course focuses on the different approaches used for understanding the source text and formulating the target text while paying special attention to mistakes commonly made by translators.

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BA in English Language and Literature

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish the successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish successful students with skills relevant to such a double major. It concentrates on two core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of language with some focus on teaching English as a foreign language and (b) English Literature, by covering the major authors and issues from 1580 to the present day, and by offering a detailed study of all literary genres: poetry, drama, and prose.... [-]


BA in English Language and Literature - Distance Learning

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish successful students with comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to such a double major and to help them achieve their specialisation in Linguistics and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or in Literature. The programme, therefore, concentrates on three core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of how language in general, and English in particular, actually works, (b) TEFL, by offering theoretical and practical courses in TEFL to allow students to pursue careers in teaching English, and (c) English Literature, by covering the great authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all genres: poetry, drama, and prose. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: English Language and Literature (BA,4 years) Level of Qualification: 1st Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme

The BA programme in English Language and Literature aims to furnish successful students with comprehensive knowledge and skills relevant to such a double major and to help them achieve their specialisation in Linguistics and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) or in Literature. The programme, therefore, concentrates on three core areas: (a) Linguistics, by offering a comprehensive study of how language in general, and English in particular, actually works, (b) TEFL, by offering theoretical and practical courses in TEFL to allow students to pursue careers in teaching English, and (c) English Literature, by covering the great authors and issues from 1580 to the present day and by offering a detailed study of all genres: poetry, drama, and prose.... [-]


BA in Translation and Interpreting

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Turkey Izmir

These focus on written and oral translation proficiency in a range of subject areas including medicine, law, economy, international trade, and European relations. [+]

The Department of Translation and Interpreting aims to produce graduates who are well-educated professionals in the field of Translation Studies, competent in the various disciplines of translation and interpreting, and capable of functioning in the context of national and international meetings.

In the first year of the academic program, there are courses which aim to improve basic language skills of students like reading, speaking and writing. In this regard, in the first year, the aim is to improve the foreign language skills of students and form a solid background for the written and oral translation courses they will take in the following years. Theoretical and practical courses begin in the second year. In the program, there are courses such as Law, Economy, Technical Translation and Localization and EU Relations which aim at the professionalization of students in written and oral translation in such disciplines. Departing from the idea that Translation Studies is a multidisciplinary field, courses such as “Introduction to Law,” “Introduction to Economics”, “International Foundations and Organizations” which form the basis of the field courses are also included in the syllabus. Within this context, our students receive a comprehensive and vigorous education which can be further enriched by minor and double major opportunities presented to them.... [-]


BA in English Language and Literature

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Turkey Izmir

As the Yaşar University Department of English Language and Literature, we are proud to play a role in the education and development of a new generation of young critical thinkers. [+]

As the Yaşar University Department of English Language and Literature, we are proud to play a role in the education and development of a new generation of young critical thinkers.

We aim to equip our students with the analytic and linguistic skills that will not only open up a wide range of employment possibilities for our graduates but also enable them to play an active and critical role in society.

Our students receive extensive instruction in English grammar, speaking skills and academic writing. Moreover, since they spend four years immersed in oral and written discussion and debate in English, they gain advanced proficiency in the use of language in an applied setting. The increasingly globalized nature of modern society demands experts who are not only competent in other languages but also literate in other cultures. Alongside the literature of the British Isles, students in the department have the opportunity to study other Anglophone cultures and to think critically about questions of cultural domination and autonomy in the context of the history of empire and decolonization. The culture and literature of the United States, the question of gender and literature and the connections between literary and visual culture are among fields that our students will have an opportunity to explore.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature

European University Cyprus
Online Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The English Language and Literature program enables students to develop the critical skills needed for textual reading and analysis, as well as the practical skills required to understand and teach the world’s primary international language. The program covers a broad range of English-language texts, examining significant historical, philosophical, and cultural developments through the study of literature and linguistics, as well as providing the cognitive skills required to teach English as a foreign language. [+]

The English Language and Literature program enables students to develop the critical skills needed for textual reading and analysis, as well as the practical skills required to understand and teach the world’s primary international language. The program covers a broad range of English-language texts, examining significant historical, philosophical, and cultural developments through the study of literature and linguistics, as well as providing the cognitive skills required to teach English as a foreign language.

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives

To develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively in the English Language; To develop, through the study of literary texts and cultural theory, a deeper understanding of social, moral and ethical values, including the ability to negotiate between different value systems. Reflect on students’ relationship to others and their responsibilities to community and society through a literary frame. To develop the student’s analytical, decision making and English communication competencies. To develop those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity, and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations; To build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements; To provide the student with the basic requirements for academic and/or career advancement. To equip students with wide competencies in writing, across a broad spectrum of career paths. ... [-]

BA in Linguistics

Bar-Ilan University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Israel Ramat Gan

The BA program in linguistics in our department is designed to give students a solid background in the core areas of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, as well as in more applied areas such as psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. Studies in the department take place in English, but this is not the only language being studied; the approach in the department is that of general linguistics which aims to study human language and the human linguistic capacity [+]

The BA program in linguistics in our department is designed to give students a solid background in the core areas of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, as well as in more applied areas such as psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. Studies in the department take place in English, but this is not the only language being studied; the approach in the department is that of general linguistics which aims to study human language and the human linguistic capacity. A BA in linguistics in our department provides students with the tools for analyzing any human language - English, Hebrew, Arabic, Russian or any other language.

Applicants should have a Psychometric score of at least 550; a score of 120 on the English Psychometric, or an Amir score of 220; and a Bagrut grade which includes 5 points in English. Alternatively, applicants with a Bagrut grade over 100 which includes 5 points in English with a grade of 85 or above and with an Amir grade of 220 or above may apply without a psychometric grade. You can use the online calculator to evaluate your chances of acceptance into the linguistics program. Applicants whose scores are only slightly below these levels might still be accepted on the basis of a departmental entrance exam.... [-]


BA in English Literature

Bar-Ilan University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2019 Israel Ramat Gan

Available as a double major with Communication. The BA program in English Literature provides students with a solid foundation in the history and development of English and American literature, while also giving students the tools to develop high-level analytical skills, critical thinking, argumentation, and self-expression. [+]

Double Major with Communication! About

The Department of English at Bar-Ilan University offers the broadest program in Israel, exceeding all other similar programs in a variety of areas.

The B.A. Program in Literature provides students with a solid foundation in the history and development of English and American literature, while also giving students the tools to develop high-level analytical skills, critical thinking, argumentation, and self-expression.

Read Between The Lines

English majors are given the resources to help them hone their ability to think critically and write at an academic level, some of the most important skills employers consider.

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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies - Concentration in International Relations

Zayed University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Mohammed Bin Zayed City Dubai + 1 more

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies provides a rigorous education in the political, economic, and socio-cultural aspects of the complex interrelationships that exist within and among nations in a rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent world. It also prepares students to be effective, globally aware decision- makers in the opening years of the 21st century. The combination of the knowledge of disciplinary fields with practical knowledge develops the foundation for careers in public and community service, diplomacy, the private and public sector, and graduate studies in the humanities and the social sciences. [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies provides a rigorous education in the political, economic, and socio-cultural aspects of the complex interrelationships that exist within and among nations in a rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent world. It also prepares students to be effective, globally aware decision- makers in the opening years of the 21st century. The combination of the knowledge of disciplinary fields with practical knowledge develops the foundation for careers in public and community service, diplomacy, the private and public sector, and graduate studies in the humanities and the social sciences.

In fast-developing and changing societies such as the United Arab Emirates, the people who understand the dynamic nature of the globalization of societies, their institutions, problems, and opportunities can most competently advance effective social, economic, and political developments.... [-]