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University of Cambridge: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
|Institution||University of Cambridge View institution profile|
|Department||Middle Eastern Studies|
PhD supervision is available in Aramaic (including Syriac) studies: Aramaic literature and philology, Targum, Neo-Aramaic dialects; Chinese studies: Classical and Modern Chinese language, Chinese literature, philosophy, history, economic history, art and archaeology, linguistics; Hebrew studies: biblical, post-biblical, Medieval and Modern Hebrew literature and philology, Northwest Semitic epigraphy and Ugaritic; Indian studies: Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, and Hindi literature and philology, Indian art, archaeology, religion and history; Middle Eastern and Islamic studies: Arabic and Persian classical, modern and colloquial language, Middle Eastern literature, social and political history; Japanese studies: classical and modern Japanese language, Japanese literature, religion and thought, cultural history, classical and modern history, modern Japanese society and politics.
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
|Level||RQF Level 8|
A high 2.1 UK Honours degree or overseas equivalent and a Master's degree in the language they wish to study, 65 percent or above overall for applicants applying in the UK or overseas equivalent; where English is not 1st language, one of the following will be needed: IELTS score 7.5 overall band score and at least 7.0 in each element; or TOEFL score 620 in conjunction with 5.0 in test of written english; iBT TOEFL score of at least 110 overall with at least 25 in each element or a Cambridge certificate of proficiency grade A or B are required.
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