Oriental Studies

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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford allows you to study the language, literature, history, and culture of an Eastern civilization.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Oriental Studies.

Overview

Note - the Faculty of Oriental Studies has recently been renamed as the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, and the course formerly known as "Oriental Studies" course has also been renamed "Asian and Middle Eastern Studies".

Overview πŸ”— 🌟 A good overview of the course with an outline of its structure, entry requirements, and more.

Undergraduate handbook πŸ”— 🌟 This contains further information about undergraduate degrees at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Course Video πŸ”— 🌟 Listen to the perspectives of tutors and students on Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

Alternative Prospectus πŸ”— An overview written by students on the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies course.

More things to explore

Asian and Middle Eastern studies (Japanese-focused) student YouTube channel πŸ”— Bree studied Japanese, Spanish and Korean and has lots of videos on her experience studying at Oxford and on her year abroad in Japan.

Asian and Middle Eastern studies (Chinese-focused) student YouTube channel πŸ”— GoodLuckNabs is the YouTube channel of a recent Asian and Middle Eastern Studies graduate, and she has lots of videos talking about different aspects of the course, including a review of each year of the course, specifically Chinese Studies.

Asian and Middle Eastern studies (Japanese-focused) student YouTube channel πŸ”— DomAlex’s channel is similar to GoodLuckNabs but he studied Japanese, and he has many videos on his experience.

Studying Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at St John's College πŸ”— 🌟 In this short YouTube video, first year student Khush discusses studying Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at St John's College.

Application Resources

Suggested Reading and Resources πŸ”— 🌟 Scroll down to the 'Asian and Middle Eastern Studies' section of this page to find ideas for wider reading relating to your chosen languages.

InsideUni Asian and Middle Eastern Studies interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!