Chinese Studies, M.A.

Chinese Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #58 (ARWU) ,
The Master's major degree program in Chinese Studies provides scientific training, specialist immersion and specialization, advanced Chinese language skills and the capacity for independent scientific work.

About

At the student’s discretion, the focus is either on current or traditional China. The Master's Degree in the major degree program is an academic qualification which is not directly tailored to a subsequent area of professional activity.

It provides knowledge and abilities which are required for a qualified entry into various China-related professional activities.

Programme Structure

For more information please visit programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    75 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Students with Swiss Qualifications

If you hold a Federal or federally recognized cantonal school-leaving certificate, you can enroll in any faculty at the University of Zurich, provided a place to study can be allocated. Students with a degree from a Swiss university of applied sciences are entitled to study at any UZH faculty.

Students with Foreign Qualifications

Foreign qualifications recognized by the University of Zurich must be primarily based on general education. Furthermore, they must represent the highest possible graduation diploma from a high school or secondary school in the respective country and entitle students to study at any university faculty and to pursue any field of study in that country.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1318 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 659 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1318 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 659 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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