Master of Arabic Language Education



This programme will produce graduates who excel in the teaching of the Arabic Language in line with national and global aspirations.


sLanguage Requirement

Entry requirements for International Candidates following courses and/or writing their Thesis/Dissertation in English:

i. A score of band 5.5 for IELTS (Academic); 
ii. A score of 550 paper-based total (PBT) or a score of 80 for internet-based total (IBT) or 213 for computer-based total (CBT) for TOEFL.

Exit Requirement for International Candidates writing their thesis / dissertation in a another language EXCEPT English

i. A Band 5 for IELTS (Academic) 
ii. A score of 500 for TOEFL.


sEntry Requirement

1. A Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language or related fields with a CGPA of at least 3.00               or 
2. A Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Langage or related fields with a CGPA of at least 2.50; 
(i) Postgraduate Diploma in Education  
(ii) At least 1 year teaching related experience recognised by the University,  
(iii) A professional qualification from a recognised professional body, 
(iv) Other qualifications approved by the Senate from time to time.


fIntake Schedule

Semester I of the academic year commences in September while
Semester II commences in February



Fee Structure for Citizen
Fee Structure for Non-Citizen

Course Structure


The program includes Forty-Two (42) credit hours which includes twelve (12) credit hours for core courses, Eighteen (18) credit hours for elective courses and twelve (12) credit hours for research projects.

Faculty Core Courses

POX 7001

Research Methods in Education

3 credit

PQF 7002

Curriculum Development in Arabic Language

3 credit

PQF 7001

Theories and Practices in the Teaching of Arabic Language

3 credit

PQF 7003

Evaluation in the Teaching of Arabic Language

3 credit





Elective Courses (Select Six)

PQF 7005

Teaching of Arabic Communication Skills

3 credit

PQX 7003

Qualitative Research Methods in Education

3 credit

PQX 7004

Survey Research Method

3 credit

PQF 7004

ICT in Arabic Language Education

3 credit

PQF 7006

Arabic Language Teacher Education

3 credit

PQE 7001

Second Language Acquisition

3 credit

POH 7005

Al-Quran Education

3 credit

PQF 7007

Arabic Literacy Education

3 credit






PQX 7002

Research Project

12 credits


Last Updated: 21/07/2018