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

University of Cambridge

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Cambridge

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    11 months

Course summary

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 needed.

Learning Outcomes

The pathway in Hebrew and Semitic Studies will equip its graduates with the skills and knowledge to research independently and effectively aspects of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, including further development of their skills in reading Hebrew or other Middle Eastern source materials. Graduates will also be able to show a sophisticated understanding of the wider fields of Semitic linguistics and Middle Eastern Studies and the ability to communicate their knowledge and their research findings effectively.

Application deadline

02 June 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 26,208overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Cambridge

  • University League Table

    1st

  • Campus address

    University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    198 94%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    n/a

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