At Comparative and Public History programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong students are offered maximum freedom in their choice of courses, a bi-literate (Chinese and English) and tri-lingual (Cantonese, Putonghua and English) learning environment, cultivation of creativity and originality: emphasis on cultivating student’s ability to conduct original research. Fieldwork is an integral part in the study of History. Students have many opportunities for conducting field research in Hong Kong, on the Mainland or in overseas countries throughout the academic year.
Students at Comparative and Public History program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:
- Appreciate Hong Kong’s people and culture.
- Learn more about modern China, particularly in the context of China’s development as a rising world power.
- Understand the challenges and opportunities relating to globalization.
- View Chinese history through global lens, and likewise understand global events from a Chinese perspective.
- Apply historical knowledge to contemporary issues.
- Special Topics in Public History
- Special Topics in Comparative History
- Pre-Modern World History: Russia: From Origins to Empire
- Chinese Maritime Connections in Asia, 1500–1800
- Digital History
- Perspectives in Comparative and Public History
- Traditional Chinese History: Ritual and politics of the Middle Periods of China
- Pre-modern World History: Ancient Egypt: History, Art, Religion and Modern Perceptions
- Public History (Archaeology): Public Archaeology
- Commerce and Society in China 1368-2000
- Patterns in Urban History and Development
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 5 other Masters in Modern History in Hong Kong (SAR)
- Submit Online Application Form
- Copies of Official transcripts
- Copies of degree certificates;
- Applicants who obtained degrees from universities in Mainland China are required to provide an Online Verification Report of Higher Education Qualification Certificate
- Confidential Recommendations from Two referees
- Photocopy of Identity Card or Passport;
- A written statement explaining the purpose of their application (approximately 1000 words in English or 800 words in Chinese);
- Have obtained a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or completed a course of study equivalent to an honours degree in a recognized tertiary institution
International14784 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14784 USD per year during 12 months.
National14784 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14784 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Hong Kong
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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