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Tibetan Studies/ Languages & Literature


University of Oslo

Course URLhttp://www.uio.no/studier/program/aas-master/tibetan/index.xml
CityOslo, Norway
Programme duration2 years
Programme descriptionThe Master´s Degree in Tibetan Studies (MTS) aims to provide students with a knowledge of and insight into various aspects of Tibetan culture in a historical and a contemporary context.; The MTS aims at training students to work critically and methodically with both primary and secondary sources within the field of Tibetan studies. Primary sources may be either texts, works of art, or fieldwork data. During the first year of the MTS, students will be trained in analysing primary sources and secondary literature related to Tibetan studies. During the second year, students will prepare a Master´s dissertation. Parts of the Master's Degree Programme may be taken abroad. Some students will do fieldwork, others will take courses at a partner institution.; The MTS is interdisciplinary, and aims at training students to work independently with topics in Tibetan studies based on a critical reading of primary or secondary sources in Tibetan or other relevant languages and/or establishing their own primary data based on fieldwork in Tibetan societies. The MTS aims at qualifying students for work in the cultural, educational and research sectors.
Application deadline1 December for quota applicants 1 February for self-financing students. 15 April for Norwegian/Nordic applicants.
Application proceduresFor application forms and further information, please see: http://www.uio.no/..
Nokut certificationno
Formal prerequisitesA Bachelor in one of the following programs offered at the University of Oslo: Asian and African Studies, Culture and Ideas Studies, Religious Studies, Social Anthropology, History, Women and Gender Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Development Studies, Archaeology, Art History and Conservation and Language. Or an equivalent Bachelor from other universities based on not less than three years of study beyond Norwegian matriculation level or equivalent educational qualifications approved by the Faculty on the basis of individual evaluation. ; Knowledge of English supported by documentation in conformity with the requirements that are laid down by the Faculty for admission to courses of study in which the medium of instruction is English, documented by 1. either a Norwegian high school basic English course with the mark 5 or better (or having passed the advanced course of English level I and/or II) or 2. the TOEFL Test with a minimum of 550 points or 3. the International English Language Testing Service (IELTSA) with a minimum mark of 6.0. or 4. other documentation approved on the basis of individual evaluation.
Subject areaLanguages & Literature
Degree levelMaster
Language of teaching English