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MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies by Research (Japanese Studies)


University of Cambridge Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Full time October Research Only, Other 11 months

About the course

This MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies by Research (Japanese Studies) provides initial research training and, in most cases, aims to develop students' linguistic skills as well as methodological sophistication. Please note that the one-year MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies by Research (Japanese Studies) is offered by dissertation only, and is not a taught course option.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the MPhil programme, students will be expected to have:

  • acquired, where appropriate, the ability to read, interpret and translate primary sources in Modern and/or classical Japanese;
  • acquired a good knowledge of the general scholarship on modern and/or classical Japanese culture(s);
  • acquired an in-depth knowledge of the secondary literature relevant to the subject of their
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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

High II.i or a first at BA level from a UK university or equivalent. Degree-level knowledge of written Japanese is required.


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