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University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies by Research (South Asian Studies)

InstitutionUniversity of Cambridge
Department East Asian Studies
Web https://www.cam.ac.uk
Email enquiries@jbs.cam.ac.uk
Telephone 01223 339700
Study type Research

Summary

This course aims to provide students with the ability to read, interpret and translate primary sources in Sanskrit (and/or Pali/Prakrit); good knowledge of the general scholarship on pre-modern South Asian culture(s); an in-depth knowledge of the secondary literature relevant to the subject of their dissertation; the ability to formulate original research questions and produce a well-constructed, argument to answer them, in the form of an independent piece of research based on the use of primary and secondary sources; the skills to use library and internet resources independently.

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

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