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Asian Studies-Chinese Studies

California State University Long Beach

12 months
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7176 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts (MA) in Asian Studies-Chinese Studies at California State University Long Beach provides a comparative understanding of the cultural, economic, and socio-political significance of Asia in the 21st century. It requires competency in one or more Asian languages. To achieve this, MA students are encouraged to study abroad for part of their course work.

Overview

Graduates from the MA program in Asian Studies-Chinese Studies at California State University Long Beach can expect to be much more competitive for positions in the Foreign Service, State Department, K-12 and community college education and administration, international finance and industry, non-governmental organizations, academic publishing, professional translation work, and Ph.D. programs in Chinese, Japanese, or Asian Studies.

The programme

The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies fosters multi-ethnic and cross-cultural understanding from a global, multi-disciplinary perspective and pursues an active language education program to promote cross-cultural awareness and intercultural understanding.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese Intormatlon Processing 
  • Classical Chinese Fiction 
  • Chinese Culture and Tradition 
  • The Structure of Modern Chinese Language 
  • Contrastive Analysis of Chinese and English 
  • Principles and Practice of Teaching Chinese

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree a major in Asian Studies, or a field with an emphasis on Asia, including Cultural Geography, International Business, and International Studies and Linguistics.
  •  A 3.0 (“B”) GPA in Asia and Asian language related courses taken as an undergraduate. (A student whose GPA is less than 3.0 may appeal to the Department’s Graduate Committee for a possible waiver of this requirement.)
  •  Asian language requirement:
  •  Two letters of recommendation (preferably from academic sources).
  •  A short statement of the candidate’s objectives in pursuing the A/ST MA degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.

If you are not a resident of California , you must add $396.00 for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /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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