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MPhil/PhD in Japanese and Korean Studies


SOAS University of London    Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures

Full time & Part time September MPhil 4

About the course

The Japan and Korea Department

is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects.

Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth century history).

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Entry Requirements

We normally require a 2.1 bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) plus a Masters degree in appropriate subject area plus one reference. In exceptional cases we may accept applicants who do not meet these criteria if they show evidence of a strong Masters degree and/or appropriate level of relevant work experience. International applicants should also see Doctoral School English language requirements



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