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Chinese Culture

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

12 months
Duration
623 USD/credit
470 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The MA in Chinese Culture at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a student-oriented programme with advanced courses of study focusing on Chinese culture. It offers students a methodological foundation for studying Chinese culture as well as a wide range of courses in different areas of Chinese culture to address their needs and interests and to maximize the benefits of their learning.

Overview

The MA in Chinese Culture at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University aims to:

  • develop and extend students’ knowledge of key aspects of Chinese culture;
  • deepen students’ understanding of Chinese culture;
  • enhance students’ appreciation of Chinese culture;
  • broaden students’ knowledge of cultural heritage and its management in China;
  • build foundation for students’ further research on Chinese culture and teaching Chinese culture in schools.

Characteristics

Upon the successful completion of the programme, students should be able to:

(1) Professional competence of specialists/ leaders of a discipline/ profession

  • appreciate the relevance of Chinese thoughts and values to the modern world in their daily life;
  • demonstrate a sound knowledge of the roots and development of Chinese culture;
  • express a deep understanding and appreciation of the forms and spirits of Chinese culture;
  • understand the importance of cultural heritage;

(2) Strategic thinking

  • be able to integrate discrete domains of knowledge for analysis and for formulating action to solve problems, conduct independent research and think holistically;

(3) Lifelong learning capability

  • develop interest in Chinese culture and be equipped with skills to explore the complexity of Chinese culture on their own.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese Dietary Culture 
  • Chinese Customs and Etiquettes 
  • Underground Societies in China 
  • Folk Beliefs and Occult Science 
  • Gender and Sexuality in Modern China 
  • Chinese Films and Society 
  • Special Topic on Society and Culture 
  • Government and Education in Confucianism 
  • Buddhism and Chinese Culture 
  • Daoism and Chinese Culture 
  • Islam, Christianity and Chinese Culture 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • As for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma, the basic requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an institution that is recognised by PolyU. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    623 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 470 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$3,650 per credit for local students
  • HK$4,835 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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