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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) explores contemporary global cultures through the in-depth study of language, culture and history. The areas you can study stretch from Japan in the East to Morocco in the West, and from classical times to the present day.  More information about the course, including details of the year abroad, can be found on the University website

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Murray Edwards College

At Murray Edwards, we aim to admit one or two students a year for AMES and so there are typically between three and six undergraduate students in the College at any one time (with another one or two on the year abroad).  You will thus be part of a small but tightly-knit cohort within the College. 

Typical offer
A Level: A*AA 
IB: 42, 776 

Required subjects
A Level: A Level in the European language (if combining with a European language)
IB: IB Higher Level in the European language (if combining with a European language)

Admissions Assessment
Murray Edwards AMES applicants are not required to take either a pre-interview or at-interview assessment. 

Written work
Murray Edwards AMES applicants are asked to submit written work to the College.
 

Academic and teaching staff

  • Director of Studies in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies