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East Asian Studies

University of Groningen

12 months
Duration
14300 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

Taught by international staff affiliated with the Centre for East Asian Studies this International Relations Master's programme at University of Groningen focuses on the political economy and international relations of China, Japan and Korea.

Overview

The track takes a multidisciplinary approach. Lectures and seminars are taught by experts in international relations, history, economy or law. 

You will gain knowledge on the top-three economies in East Asia and develop oral, writing and research skills to analyse developments from a local and global perspective. Work placement and study abroad are optional.

Job prospects

  • This Master's track has been designed for students who aspire to a career related to East Asia in international business, international cooperation, diplomacy, media and academia.
  • The East Asian Studies programme at University of Groningen prepares its students for professions and research careers where knowledge of international-political developments and the ability to analyse and assess complex issues and to form grounded judgements are relevant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced theory of International relations
  • Research Seminar: History, Culture and Politics of East Asia 
  • Research Seminar: The Rise of East Asia: global versus local developments
  • Capita East Asian Studies
  • Thesis on East Asian Studies
  • Work placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). 
  • Students with either a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences (including - but not limited to - Economics, Political Science, Development Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Social Geography), or an internationally oriented Bachelor's degree such as International Relations, Regional Studies, European/International Law, or (Modern) History can submit an application to the IR Admissions Board.
  • After you complete your application, the IR Admissions Board will assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, and will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades you have obtained.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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