All candidates must follow the application procedure as shown in how to apply. The information below gives specific details for students applying for this course.
For the European language, candidates must submit the same written work as for Modern Languages by 11 November 2013. Please see the Modern Languages pages for further details. No written work is required for the Middle Eastern language.
All candidates must take the Modern Languages Admissions Tests (MLAT) and the Oriental Languages Aptitude Test (OLAT), normally at their own school or college, on 6 November 2013. Separate registration is required for both tests and the deadline for entries is 15 October 2013. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure that they are registered for these tests. Further details are available at www.admissions.ox.ac.uk/tests.
What are tutors looking for?
Tutors will be looking for a good command of the grammar of any language you have already studied at school or college and want to continue studying at Oxford, in addition to an interest in literature and culture.
Candidates may wish to refer to the selection criteria for Modern Languages and for Oriental Studies.
Students interested in this course might also like to consider other language courses or Oriental Studies courses.