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Best 29 Masters of Arts (M.A) in Asian studies 2019

A wide discipline that examines multiple aspects of the culture and history of Asian civilizations, past and present, Asian studies often require a specialization with regard to the region or country studied, and possibly focusing on a specific area like literature, language, history, business or politics.

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Goethe University Frankfurt

The Master's in Southeast Asian Studies offers prospective students, who have a good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia and who are acquainted with ... [+]

The Master's in Southeast Asian Studies offers prospective students, who have a good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia and who are acquainted with the region, the opportunity to pursue advanced studies on the languages, cultures and societies of Southeast Asia with a special focus on the Malay World (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore and East Timor).

A philological cultural studies approach to area studies is combined with an individual freedom to draw on the various excellent resources of different departments present at the Goethe University of Frankfurt in order to encourage interdisciplinary and innovative research for the Master's thesis in Southeast Asian Studies.... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Goethe University Frankfurt

The departments for economics, law, social sciences and cultural studies of Goethe University have joined their forces to create a new interdisciplinary M.A. program in M ... [+]

The departments for economics, law, social sciences and cultural studies of Goethe University have joined their forces to create a new interdisciplinary M.A. program in Modern East Asian Studies (MEAS). In a truly interdisciplinary sense, the biennial M.A. program accommodates both students with a B.A. degree in Asia related cultural studies, and students with a B.A. degree in economics, law, or social sciences.

In the basic course program, students with a background in cultural studies will be introduced into the methodologies and concepts of economics, law and social sciences, whereas students with a background in economics, law, or social sciences concentrate on the adoption of one Asian language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Indonesian).... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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International Black Sea University

This English-language MA reflects the requirements of social cohesion as well as the labour market and is aimed at building state institutions in a harmonious society. Ta ... [+]

About the Programme

This English-language MA reflects the requirements of social cohesion as well as the labour market and is aimed at building state institutions in a harmonious society. Taking into consideration the specificity of the Caucasus region, the programme will train qualified and competitive specialists in the following disciplines: Anthropology, Linguistics, Political Science, and International Relations. Specifically, the purpose of the Caucasus Studies MA is the following:

To train professionals and provide deep theoretical and practical knowledge in all fields of this interdisciplinary programme To focus on teaching principles oriented toward frequently changing market requirements, allowing students to become competitive specialists according to rising international standards To impart deep theoretical knowledge via discussions of case studies covering international and regional problems, and both governmental and non-governmental organizations To cultivate in students a sense of responsibility and methods of self-development To prepare students for employment or continued studies at a PhD level To increase the number of local and international experts in Caucasus regional issues To contribute to defining a new geopolitical role for the South Caucasus region in the contemporary world Upon completion of the programme, the student will have Explored the issues of the South Caucasus regional identity and the merits of regional cooperation Investigated the historical role of the Caucasus in the world Researched the role of the Caucasus in the Cold War and post-Cold War periods Programme advantages ... [-]
Georgia Tbilisi
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Goethe University Frankfurt

The Master’s program is largely research-oriented and prepares students for professional research activities relating to China, for teaching activities, and for any other ... [+]

The Master of Arts in Sinology will deepen and expand the knowledge obtained in a Bachelor’s program in Sinology, Chinese Studies or East Asian Studies. The Master’s program is largely research-oriented and prepares students for professional research activities relating to China, for teaching activities, and for any other activities relating to China that require an academic qualification. The program also develops students’ Chinese specialist knowledge and language skills.The specialist knowledge, methods and skills included in the program are:

advanced skills in the standard modern Chinese language good knowledge of the traditional written Chinese language profound knowledge of the historical and cultural foundations of Chinese civilisation and the social structures of China considered handling of China-related data, sources, texts and methods, familiarity with research methods in sinology including empirical research into China, familiarity with the Chinese academic world, proficient oral and written communication skills with Chinese people ... [-]
Germany Frankfurt
October 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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Ocean University of China

The College of Liberal Arts, Journalism, and Communication at OUC offers this Master’s of China Studies program for international students with a keen interest in China w ... [+]

Ocean University of China (OUC) is a comprehensive university which offers courses in Science, Engineering, Agronomy, Economics, Liberal Arts, Pharmaceutics, Management, Law, and Education. OUC has been approved as one of the national key universities with “Project 985” and “Project 211”. OUC is located in the beautiful coastal city of Qingdao, the 29th Olympic Sailing Regatta in 2008, also a renowned summer resort and an attractive historic tourist city of scenic beauty and temperate climate.

China Studies

The College of Liberal Arts, Journalism, and Communication at OUC offers this Master’s of China Studies program for international students with a keen interest in China who hope to broaden their previous studies or experiences of China, and for those who may have had little exposure to China in their studies to date and are limited by their Chinese language ability. It also aims to equip advanced, specialized personnel with a sophisticated and comprehensive understanding of China.... [-]

China Qingdao
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This expertise is available to students interested in studying these literatures through English - including both original English language literatures of Africa and Asia ... [+]

MA Comparative Literature (Africa / Asia)

Duration: One calendar year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only) We recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.

Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent)

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full-Time or Part-Time

The opportunity to move from the familiar Euro-American literary canons into the fresh but less well-known worlds of African and Asian literature is what attracts most students to this popular MA.

At SOAS, students benefit from the unique expertise in this vast field possessed by the school’s faculty.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

On this programme students engage with some of the most dynamic and contemporary aspects of Asian and African art, as well as issues of collection, display, representatio ... [+]

MA Contemporary Art and Art Theory of Asia and Africa

Duration: One year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only).

Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. While knowledge of a relevant Asian or African language is not a requirement, for some modules it is an advantage for admission (see individual module descriptions for details). It is possible to include an element of language training within the MA programme by taking an Asian or African language as one of the two ‘minor’ modules. This option may be particularly desirable for those intending to progress to the PhD, who do not already have the necessary language skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

This two-year programme combines the strengths of the MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia with intensive language training in Japanese or Korean. ... [+]

MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language

Duration: Two years (full-time). Four years (part-time, daytime only)

Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. The Japanese pathway offers beginner and intermediate entry levels. For further information please see the webpage for the [MA....and Intensive Language Japanese] in the pages of the Japan and Korea department. The Korean pathway is designed for beginner learners of Korean.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

Do you want to enhance your understanding of the cultural, political and economic history of Pakistan? The MA in the Study of Contemporary Pakistan provides a comprehensi ... [+]

MA in the Study of Contemporary Pakistan

Not running 2018-19

Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours or equivalent.

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Do you want to enhance your understanding of the cultural, political and economic history of Pakistan? The MA in the Study of Contemporary Pakistan provides a comprehensive and critical approach to Pakistan: its complex and vibrant culture, politics, economics, law, religious history and current trends. SOAS hosts one of the biggest concentration of research and teaching staff who specialise in Pakistan related topics. You will have an opportunity to interact and work closely with them. The Programme of Study will introduce you to the latest research topics, methods and debates in the field. It will prepare you to critically assess the diverse complexities of one of the most reported on countries in the world.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The programme suits anyone interested in the literary cultures of Korea, as well as students of literature with no prior knowledge of Korean literature who are looking fo ... [+]

MA Korean Studies (Literature Pathway)

Duration: One calendar year (full-time); Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent)

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The MA Korean Studies (Literature Pathway) aims to:

provide extensive, critical knowledge of pre-modern and modern Korean literary traditions; develop advanced competency in reading and understanding literary works in Korean, and literary translation skills into English; develop advanced skills in research, analysis, and critical method in the study of Korean literature, with consideration to socio-historical context and comparative approaches; serve as a foundation for students who wish to pursue further research or work in the fields of literary translation, writing and publishing. ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The SOAS MA programme in Taiwan Studies is the first postgraduate degree focussing on contemporary Taiwan in the English speaking world. It provides an unrivalled program ... [+]

MA Taiwan Studies

Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two or three years (part-time daytime only)

Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours (or equivalent)

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The SOAS MA programme in Taiwan Studies is the first postgraduate degree focussing on contemporary Taiwan in the English speaking world. It provides an unrivalled programme of advanced interdisciplinary courses on Taiwan’s politics, society and culture, film, rights and law, and languages. SOAS is the world’s leading centre for the study of Taiwan. Each year its Centre of Taiwan Studies runs a very vibrant series of academic events, film screenings, concerts and conferences that are designed to create a unique environment for the study of Taiwan.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on South Asia & Afghanistan. This programme will give yo ... [+]

Overview

Duration: 2 years

Start of programme: April / October

Mode of Attendance: Online

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on South Asia & Afghanistan. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically informed understanding of the practice of international diplomacy, broadly conceived, and its applications in South Asia.

Research is a key component of this programme upon completion will give students the skills to:

think critically, with reference to theoretical and empirical (historical and/or contemporary) content about international studies, diplomacy, and political economy in South Asia develop and practice the ability to see – and to comment on – the strengths and the weaknesses of others’ ideas and arguments. ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
April 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
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SOAS University of London

This programme draws upon the strength of the School of Arts as a centre for the study of the art, music and media of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and their global d ... [+]

MA Arts of Asia and Africa

Entry requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the School of Arts welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. While knowledge of a relevant Asian or African language is not a requirement, for some modules it is an advantage for admission (see individual module descriptions for details). It is possible to include an element of language training within the MA programme by taking an Asian or African language as one of the two ‘minor’ modules. This option may be particularly desirable for those intending to progress to the PhD, who do not already have the necessary language skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The MA in South East Asian Studies provides exceptional opportunities for advanced study of one of the world’s most diverse and important regions. Students on the program ... [+]

MA South East Asian Studies

Duration: One year (full-time) Two or three years (part-time)

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honors (or equivalent)

Start of programme: September intake only

The MA in South East Asian Studies provides exceptional opportunities for advanced study of one of the world’s most diverse and important regions.

Students on the programme come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some come into the programme having acquired an interest in South East Asia during their undergraduate career or as a result of traveling in the region.

The programme also attracts mature students: some take the MA as a partial preparation for employment in the region; others, having lived in South East Asia for a number of years, seek to place their experience and impressions into a more structured, analytical framework.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The MA in South Asian Studies provides exceptional opportunities for advanced study of one of the world’s most diverse and important regions. ... [+]

MA South Asian Area Studies

Duration: One calendar year (full-time); Two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent)

Start of programme: September intake only.

The MA in South Asian Studies provides exceptional opportunities for advanced study of one of the world’s most diverse and important regions.

Students can choose to concentrate on pre-modern or modern South Asia and can acquire a basic knowledge of one of the area’s languages.

The degree provides a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the South Asian countries – India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Disciplines available include Politics, Economics, Anthropology, Law and History.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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