Applications for Taught Postgraduate Programmes in 2017 entry are now closed. Applications for 2018 entry will start in mid-November 2017 tentatively and updated programme information will be available by that time. The programme information for 2017 entry listed below is for reference only.
|Year of Entry||2017|
|Mode of Funding||Non-government-funded|
|Mode of Programme||Combined †|
|Class Schedule||Weekday evenings and Saturday mornings to afternoons. Some meetings may be structured as intensive 1-day workshops.|
|Indicative Intake Target||40|
|Minimum No. of Credits Required||24|
|Normal Duration of Programme||Full-time: 1-year; Part-time 2 years|
|Maximum Study Period||Full-time: 2.5 years; Part-time/Combined mode: 5 years|
|Mode of processing||Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.|
Dr Birgit Bunzel LINDER
BA Equiv. in Sinology, Dutch Literature, Politics (University of Cologne, Germany); MA in Chinese (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA); PhD in Chinese Literature, minor in German (University of Wisconsin, Madison); Post-Doc in Chinese Literature (Peking University, China)
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This programme is designed to equip students with essential skills in understanding modern Asia as a region, keeping in sight its sub-regional dynamics, and its relation to an increasingly interconnected world. This knowledge will not only help to upgrade their professional abilities but will also ensure that they are equipped with the necessary tools to understand the global and regional forces that shape our region. It will provide advanced training for students seeking to upgrade their analytical capacity, research and data collection skills as well as their communication and presentation capacities.
To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements and
Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is not English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirement:
There are four core courses:
Plus up to four electives from the following:
Students will acquire the ability:
The Programme, commencing in 2014, is the first and the ONLY one of its kind in Hong Kong that develops expertise on issues of Modern Asian Studies. This is an essential skill for anyone who wants to understand the future and forge an international, successful career.
The Department of Asian and International Studies is the only academic department dedicated to the study of this subject in Hong Kong.
You will be taught by a group of Asian and International scholars who have research and teaching expertise as well as in-country professional experience, providing you with unparalleled access to the latest knowledge and research.