The Chinese Studies programme at Maynooth University introduces students to academic research, new ideas and theoretical approaches. It aims to equip students with academic, analytical, creative, reflective and presentation skills in order to foster interest and involvement in the field of Chinese languages, literatures and cultures. It also aims to enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of important concepts of Chinese languages, literatures, cultures and societies, in particular with regard to mainland China.
The Chinese Studies programme at Maynooth University can deliver much-needed specialisms (and ultimately specialists) in Chinese language, culture, history and society. It was designed for competent students with a BA in Chinese Studies who want to pursue a professional career in the field of Chinese-EU (and Irish) relations in political, economic, business, diplomatic, pedagogical, historical, cultural and related fields.
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- Mandarin Chinese Level A-1
- Readings in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Current Affairs
- Research Skills/Research Methodology
- Intercultural Studies
- Approaches to Translation Studies
- Conflict and Communication: A Changing China in a Globalizing World
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- 12 months
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- Candidates normally must have obtained a II.1 BA Honours degree in Chinese Studies (or related field). Minimum Chinese language requirements: HSK Level IV (or equivalent).
- Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.
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International14000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Maynooth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.