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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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

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


Overview πŸ”— 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 πŸ”— 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 πŸ”— 🌟, which gives a general overview of what studying Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus πŸ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ 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.


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Application Resources

Reading Lists πŸ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ πŸ”— 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

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!

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