Arabic Language Courses for Beginners

Learn Arabic Language*

Full-time, part-time & short courses starting from January 2021

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*All Arabic Language programmes will be delivered on a blended learning model which includes face to face and online teaching. Where students cannot attend, opportunities to study live online will be available.

For beginners

The Introductory Certificate in Arabic Language is intended for students interested in learning Arabic language for personal enrichment and to become familiar with certain aspects of Arab culture, society and history. This course is SCQF credit-rated by the SQA.

Develop your listening, writing, speaking and reading skills to enable you to engage in basic conversation such as booking tickets, ordering food, greetings and more.

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Arabic Evening classes allow students to learn the basics of the language in a fun and relaxed setting. The classes are taught over a period 10 weeks and students will obtain a certificate of completion from the College.


The full-time Arabic Language course will be taught over 10 hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings, and the part-time course over 5 hours on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Evening classes take place on Tuesday evenings from 18.00-20.00

Course name  SCQF Level Day Time
Introductory Certificate in Arabic Language (full-time) 5 Wed/ Thurs/ Fri 9.30-12.45
Introductory Certificate in Arabic Language (part-time) 5 Monday & Thursday 18.00-20.30
Arabic Language Evening classes Tuesday 18.00-20.00



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To check whether you may be eligible for a bursary, scholarship, fee-waiver or concessionary rate, please read the information here.

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