For information on the M.Phil. in Modern South Asian Studies for 2016-17, please see the comprehensive Course Handbook for 2016-17, available in pdf form below.
Please note that from 2017-18, the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies will jointly be offering a new M.Sc. in Modern South Asian Studies and a new M.Phil. in Modern South Asian Studies. For further information, please go to: M.Sc. in Modern South Asian Studies and M.Phil. in Modern South Asian Studies. These courses are jointly taught, but admission is through the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies.
For on-course students 2016-17, who are taking the M.Phil. in Modern South Asian Studies, please see the course handbook, available here as a PDF. The course handbook is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the M.Phil. in Modern South Asian Studies for on-course students 2016-17
ESRC MPhil-to-DPhil Studentships in MPhil Chinese Studies, MPhil Modern Middle Eastern and MPhil in South Asian Studies
The University of Oxford is one of 21 centres of postgraduate excellence accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as a Doctoral Training Centre. The University is one of the major providers of social science research training in the UK, and has one of the largest and most diverse pools of academic social scientists producing internationally recognised research. It is home to a number of outstanding departments, which are committed to research to develop a greater understanding of all aspects of society.
The Faculty of Oriental Studies invites applications for an MPhil-to-DPhil ESRC studentship, in the language-based Area Studies training pathway.
Further information and how to apply can be found here http://www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/administration/grants/index.html