Prospective Students

Changes from 2017

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Faculty of Oriental Studies are pleased to announce their partnership in providing a new programme of Masters courses in the areas of China, Japan and South Asia.

This partnership will provide students with an enhanced learning environment through contact with a wide range of academic experts across both departments and divisions who are committed to the study of these regions.

All three areas will offer a 12 month MSc and a 21 month MPhil option for entry from 2017.

MSc in Modern South Asian Studies

Overview

The MSc in Modern South Asian Studies is an exciting new 12-month degree bringing together Oxford’s wealth of expertise on the different states, societies, economies and cultures of South Asia within a single programme. Students gain access to teaching and expert supervision across departments, the ability to combine courses in both the social sciences and the humanities, rigorous training in one of three tailored modules in research methods, and the option to build in language training.  You will graduate with skills and understanding that will give you a competitive edge as you pursue your career beyond Oxford.

MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies

Overview

The MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies is an exciting new two-year degree bringing together Oxford’s wealth of expertise on the different states, societies, economies and cultures of South Asia, within a single programme. There is also the option to build in intensive language training. Students gain access to teaching and expert supervision across departments, the ability to combine courses in both the social sciences and the humanities, and rigorous training in one of three tailored modules in research methods.