Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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A fascinating course which explores contemporary global cultures while incorporating elements of languages and history.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Overview

Overview ๐Ÿ”— This is the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website ๐Ÿ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies undergrad prospectus ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ, which gives a general overview of what studying Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus ๐Ÿ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as an Asian and Middle Eastern Studies student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies YouTube channel ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Gain an insight into the research currently being conducted by the faculty, as well as sample lectures such as 'politeness in Japan'!

Studying AMES at Trinity College YouTube video ๐Ÿ”— A great Q&A with Professor Micket Adolphson from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Application Resources

Reading Lists ๐Ÿ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long they are; theyโ€™re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Asian and Middle Eastern Studies interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!