The Asian Studies program at George Washington University is directed by a large, renowned faculty whose expertise includes the foreign affairs, security and policy, language and culture, economics, and history of East, Southeast, and South Asia. The highly diverse and experienced faculty prepares students for careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors through rigorous coursework in political science, history, and international affairs.
Asia is one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing regions of the world, and its significance in the 21st century is undeniable. Asia comprises almost 30 percent of the earth's land mass and is home to 60 percent of the world's population; the continent is as diverse as its populations, which drive the region's shifting role in the global arena.
What You'll Study
Students in this program will gain a fundamental understanding of the key political, economic, and historical issues facing Asia. You'll begin with three to four core courses before moving on to complete your Thematic Specialization and Professional Specialization.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- History, Memory and Violence in Modern Asia: 1850-present
- Politics and Policy in Asia
- Special Topics in Asian Studies: Asian Business and Development
- International Politics of East Asia
- International Relations of South Asia
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies View 904 other Masters in Language Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- GRE general test
- Two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably from professors.
- Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.
- Statement of purpose
International1960 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1960 USD per credit during 24 months.
National1960 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1960 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Washington, D. C.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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