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MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Hebrew and Semitic Studies)

University of Cambridge Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Full time October Other 11 months

About the course

The Hebrew and Semitic Studies pathway is designed for highly motivated students who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding of Hebrew and related Semitic languages, together with the research skills necessary to carry out independent primary research work to a high academic standard through engagement with primary sources in Hebrew or another relevant Middle Eastern language. Students will also have the opportunity to study comparative Semitic linguistics as part of the course. Graduates will be well placed to pursue further research in a PhD programme, to use their skills and knowledge in the heritage sector, in education, or in any other field where cultural understanding, linguistic skills and high level critical thinking, analysis and communication skills are

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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.

Applicants are expected to have an existing level of competence in Hebrew or another Semitic language necessary for the taught papers and dissertation research they plan to undertake (usually at least equivalent to two years full-time study of the language).

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