24 months
Duration
8000 EUR/year
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About

The Master's Degree Programme in East Asian Studies (EAST) at the University of Turku gives a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on the dynamic societies of contemporary East Asia.  

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Overview

Gain in-depth knowledge on today`s East Asian societies and become a specialist in the most dynamic region of the world!

In this East Asian Studies programme at University of Turku students gain expertise on East Asian contemporary history, politics and societies and learn social science research methods to become area specialists on East Asia. East Asian languages are studied as part of the degree to support students’ acquisition of knowledge and Master’s thesis research.

Students in the Programme have good opportunities for student exchange in East Asian universities as well as to receive East Asian study and research scholarships. 

The Programme provides expertise to enter international public, private and third sector professions. Students also become qualified to apply to PhD programmes and to pursue an academic career.

Job Options

Those graduating from the Master’s Degree Programme in East Asian Studies find employment in public, private and third sector jobs, such as in diplomatic service, international organisations, and companies where knowledge on East Asia and dynamic regions is in demand.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Conflicts and Cooperation in East Asia
  • Welfare Regimes and Social Policy in East Asia
  • China’s Urban Governance and Sustainability
  • North Korean Politics, Society and Economy 
  • Issues in Japanese Politics and Society
  • The Non-Profit Sector in Japan

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You are an eligible applicant for Master’s-level studies if

  • you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study, 
  • your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €8,000/academic year

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 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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