Wadham has a strong tradition in Oriental Studies, at both undergraduate and graduate level, and admits students for a wide range of courses in this field.
Wadham admits graduate students for the following courses:
DPhil/MSt Oriental Studies
MPhil Modern Chinese Studies
MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies
MSt Chinese Studies
MPhil/MSc Modern Japanese Studies
MSt Japanese Studies
MSt Korean Studies
MPhil Tibetan & Himalayan Studies
MPhil/MSt Modern South Asian Studies
MPhil Modern Middle Eastern Studies
MSc Modern Middle Eastern Studies (from 2018)
MPhil Islamic Studies & History
MPhil/MSt Islamic Art & Archaeology
MSt Jewish Studies
MPhil/MSt Modern Jewish Studies
MPhil/MSt Jewish Studies in the Graeco-Roman Period
MSt Classical Hebrew Studies
MSt Classical Armenian Studies
Further details of most of these courses can be found on the website of the Faculty of Oriental Studies; the exceptions are the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies and the MPhil/MSc in Modern Japanese Studies.
The College Library provides subjects such as Chinese, Japanese, Arabic and Persian with specialist books. The Chinese section, having been built up over many years, offers a valuable alternative to the Faculty Library in the Institute for Chinese Studies. The College Persian Library, which is of national importance, will be of particular interest to graduates researching in this field.