Chinese Studies, M.A. | Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
12 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
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About

The Chinese Studies programme at Maynooth University aims to provide students who already have a background in Chinese language and culture at undergraduate level with an opportunity to specialise in the area of cultural and literary analysis with particular emphasis on the conflict and communication within the Sinosphere and between China and the West.

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Overview

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.

Career

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /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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