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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies



The Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern studies is the home of significant research, across a huge array of subjects and disciplines.

Our researchers are engaged in internationally recognised work in the history, literature, linguistics, social anthropology, sociology, politics and contemporary culture of the Middle East, North Africa, China, Japan and the two Koreas. In addition the work of several staff crosses traditional boundaries, both geographical and subject based.

An MPhil with us is a first step into this fascinating world. Whether you are interested in a taught or research Masters, you will gain access to research and resources of the highest quality, and will become part of a vibrant intellectual community.

The information below is correct for the 2023/24 academic year. Applications for this year open on 15 September 2022 and close on 16 May 2023.  If you wish to be considered for funding the deadline for submitting your application is 1 December 2022.

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Graduate Administrator

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