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Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies

Approved Courses for Research Degree Students

Department of Asian and International Studies

MPhil/PhD students are required to fulfill the stipulated core course and electives requirements.

Core Courses for PhD Students (6 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2017-2018
Semester / Term
AIS8125 Research Methods for the Social Sciences % 3 A
AIS8123 Directed Study in Research Works I % @ 2 A
AIS8126 AIS Seminars for Research Students % 1 A & B

Core Courses for MPhil Students (6 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2017-2018
Semester / Term
AIS8125 Research Methods for the Social Sciences % 3 A
AIS8123 Directed Study in Research Works I % @ 2 A
AIS8126 AIS Seminars for Research Students % 1 A & B

Electives for PhD Students (8 Credits) / MPhil Students (1 Credits):

Code Course Title Credits 2017-2018
Semester / Term
AIS5001 Theories and Approaches in Development Studies # 3 A
AIS5003 Project Planning and Management for Development # 3 A
AIS5014 Special Topics in Development Studies % 3 A
AIS5021 Asian Regional Governance # % 3 B
AIS5023 International Political Economy  # % 3 B
AIS5024 The State and Economy in East Asia # % 3 B
AIS5025 Theory in Asian and International Relations # 3 A
AIS5031 Security Studies # 3 A
AIS5032 Authoritarian Resilience and Democratic Change in East Asia # 3 -
AIS5034 East Asia and the US: Conflict and Interdependence # 3  -
AIS5038 Environmental Challenges in Asia and the World # % 3 B
AIS5039 Human Rights in Asia # 3 A
AIS5040 BRIC Countries and the Emerging Global Order # 3 -
AIS5041 Special Topics in Asian and International Studies # % 3 B
AIS5042 Political and Social Change in Southeast Asia and the Region # % 3 A
AIS5044 Religion and Development # 3 -
AIS5045 International Relations of Northeast Asia # % 3 B
AIS5048 China and the Developing World # 3 B
AIS5049 International Organisations # 3 -
AIS5051 Women and Politics in Asia # 3 -
AIS5054 Pop Culture in East Asia # 3 A
AIS5055 History of Sino-Japanese Relations # 3 B
AIS5056 Power and Culture in Buddhist Southeast Asia # 3 A
AIS5300 Politics & Social Movements in Developing Asia # % 3 B
AIS5304 3 -
AIS5308 3 -
AIS5312 3 A
AIS5335 3 -
AIS5336 Cutting-edge Cases in Development under Late Capitalism # 3 B
AIS5337 Disaster Management, Development and Regional Governance in Asia # 3 B
AIS5338 Indonesia: Politics and Society # 3 -
AIS8124 Directed Study in Research Works II % @ 2 B

#    Elective courses which may not be offered every year.
%  Courses for students of AIS only.
@  AIS8123, AIS8124 have to be taken in separate semesters.