Short Courses

Arabic Courses

Explore our available Arabic Courses.

Please note that our language courses will be taught in-person in Term 3, with the exception of a very limited number of courses which will remain online.

  • Our in-person courses will follow the latest Scottish Government and University of Edinburgh guidance on health and hygiene in teaching spaces. More details will be made available prior to the start of courses in Term 3.  
  • For the courses still being offered online, please see our Guidance on Learning Remotely with Zoom here


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Choose the level that's right for you...

We're delighted you're interested in learning Arabic!

  • If you have no previous experience of the language, please enrol on the any of the Beginners Step 1 Courses in Arabic.
  • For those with some knowledge of the language, please take a look at our Language Self-assessment information for Arabic.
  • Still unsure? Please email and one of our tutors will contact you within 5 days to help you choose the correct level.
  • Further descriptions of the CEFR framework and competencies at each level can be found on our Language Levels pages.

Arabic Courses (from April 2022)

Course fee: £149/Click here for help with fees and discounts


Arabic Beginners Step 3 (In-person)

  • Monday, 18 April (19:15-20:45) 10 weeks


Arabic Beginners Step 3 (Online)

  • Tuesday, 19 April (19:15-20:45) 10 weeks


Arabic Elementary Step 3 (Online)

  • Tuesday, 19 April (17:30-19:00) 10 weeks


Arabic Elementary Step 5 (Online)

  • Thursday, 21 April (19:15-20:45) 10 weeks


Booking Deadline

Courses will close for booking 8 days before the course start date. Book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!