Comparative and Public History, M.A. | The Chinese University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
12 months
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14784 USD/year
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About

The M.A. Comparative and Public History program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong stresses the importance of a global perspective in the study of history, achieved through comparative and cross-cultural research methods.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 

Tuition Fee

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HK$116,000

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
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Funding

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