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Chinese Studies, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
M.A. Chinese Studies (International Program) This program places emphasis on the academic knowledge and research skills in Chinese studies and International Business (China), such as history, culture, religion, society, philosophy, law, politics, international relations, business and economics, etc.

About

This program places emphasis on the academic knowledge and research skills in Chinese studies and International Business (China), such as history, culture, religion, society, philosophy, law, politics, international relations, business and economics, etc. The curriculum provide education both in Thailand and China. Students who choose to study in China are required to take courses at Shanghai University for one semester.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transition of Chinese Culture and Society
  • Chinese Philosophy and Political Economy
  • Research Methodology in Area Studies (non-credit)
  • Selected Readings in Chinese Literature
  • China-ASEAN Relations
  • Overseas Chinese in Sourtheast Asian Countries
  • Seminar in Chinese Studies
  • Chinese Popular Culture through Multimedia
  • History of Modern China
  • Modern Chinese Law and Human Rights
  • Contemporary Chinese Politics and Economy
  • China and Globalization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Chinese Studies, International Business (China), Chinese Language or in a related field.
  • All applicants without the degree mentioned must have a certificate of New HSK level 5 or above.
  • A copy of ID Card or Passport
  • A copy of diploma
  • A copy of B.A transcript (GPA = at least 2.5)
  • A copy of HSK level 5-6 score (for the applicant with a B.A in other fields of study)
  • A copy of Standard English Test score (if available)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Hat Yai

  • 18000 - 26000 THB/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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