University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Modern South Asian Studies

The course covers South Asia from the early modern period to the present; areas studied cover the modern states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Entry requirements

Minimum qualifications are: good 2.1 Honours degree and a good command of English language; the centre regards an Upper 2.1 or 1st (or equivalent) as essential; candidates for admission to the course are expected to be of PhD potential.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on 2 coursework essays; language examination; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 9,960 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
MPhil Full-time £ 19,557 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 338094