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About the course

The MPhil in Eastern Christian Studies is a two-year degree which is intended to give you experience in reading and interpreting a wide range of Eastern Christian texts in one of three options - Greek, Armenian with Greek, or Syriac with Greek. All students also prepare a 30,000 word thesis. This degree can be a stand-alone qualification or preparation for doctoral research.

Before arrival in Oxford you will be required to choose to study for papers in one of the three following options.

Greek (Patristic and Byzantine)
Armenian with Greek
Syriac with Greek

Teaching for each option may not be available in every year. In 2021/22 The Greek (Patristic and Byzantine) option will not be offered.

A list of set texts in each language is included in the Course Handbook, which can be accessed via the faculty's course webpage. Set texts are agreed with candidates at the beginning of the academic year, and a list of these can be obtained from the Course Director.

Assessment

You will sit an examination towards the end of Trinity term in the second year which takes the form of four papers. These consist of.

essay questions on the development of doctrine and the history of the Church in the Christian East to AD 717
specified Armenian or Syriac historical texts
specified Armenian or Syriac theological texts
Greek ecclesiastical texts

For the specified Armenian and Syriac historical and theological texts, besides passages for translation and comment, there may also be essay questions associated with the set texts. The paper on Greek ecclesiastical texts will include some passages from unspecified, as well as specified, texts.

The thesis (of not more than 30,000 words) must be presented at the end of the second week of the same Trinity term. You will be examined by viva voce unless you have been individually excused by the examiners.

Graduate destinations

Oriental studies graduates have found employment in many diverse fields including business, finance law, civil service, journalism, government and industry.

Many graduates have also undertaken further research into subjects linked with Oriental studies and have pursued successful careers in the academic world, education and in museums.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Oriental Studies

Opções de estudo

Período integral (21 meses)

Valores
£28.560,00 (R$ 177.061) por ano
Esta é uma taxa fixa
Data de início

9 Outubro 2022

Localização

University of Oxford

University Offices,

Wellington Square,

Oxford,

Oxfordshire,

OX1 2JD, England

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

As a minimum, applicants should normally hold or be predicted to achieve the equivalent of the following UK qualifications: a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours in any subject, though applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the skills and training necessary to follow the course. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.5 out of 4.0. Applicants need to have an IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 per component; TOEFL iBT score of 110 with a minimum component score of 22 in listening, 24 in reading, 24 in writing and 25 in speaking.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.

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