Program Information

School: University of Ottawa/Université d’Ottawa
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Arabic Language and Literature
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Description: Spoken daily by over 300 million people worldwide, Arabic is one of the world’s major languages. The minor in Arabic language and culture provides you not only with a good knowledge of the language itself, but also with an invaluable perspective into Arabic culture, history, literature, philosophy, religion and society. In addition, agreements between the University of Ottawa and other universities in the Arab world allow you to go on exchange programs in countries such as Jordan, Tunisia, Syria, Egypt and Lebanon.
URL: Arabic language and culture at University of Ottawa/Université d’Ottawa
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $32,636

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 74
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U)  or  Grade12 French 

A minimum of 12 credits will be taken abroad in a university where Arabic is the language of teaching and study. The University of Ottawa will establish ARB course equivalencies.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]