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Southeast Asian Studies

University of Washington

24 months
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35064 USD/year
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The Master of Arts program in Southeast Asian Studies from University of Washington offers students a framework within which to carry out the interdisciplinary study of the peoples and nations of insular and mainland Southeast Asia―Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Loro’sae, and Viet Nam. 

Overview

Key facts

The curriculum combines training in one or more Southeast Asian languages with study of various aspects of modern and classical Southeast Asian civilizations. The University has a distinguished faculty of scholars who provide instruction in diverse areas of Southeast Asian studies, offering a rich variety of courses on these topics.

Students in the Southeast Asian Studies from University of Washington may specialize in Language, Drama, Ethnomusicology, Literature, or Cinema. Students may also concentrate in any field of social scientific application including Anthropology, History, Geography, Political Science, or Sociology. Students must take courses from at least two different departments during their course of study.

The University’s Southeast Asia program offers special strengths in ethnomusicology, film, history, anthropology, archaeology, environmental studies and marine affairs, political science, sociology, cultural studies, science and technology studies, postcolonial theory, and women studies. Filipino, Thai, Khmer, Indonesian, and Vietnamese are regularly taught on campus, and Burmese can be studied by special arrangement.

Southeast Asian Studies graduates have gone on to graduate programs in various academic disciplines, as well as careers in government service, journalism, teaching, research, marine affairs, international trade, and international development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Study of Southeast Asia
  • Field Course in Southeast Asian History
  • Seminar in Southeast Asian History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35064 USD/year
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  • National

    35064 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35064 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    20175 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20175 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
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