Asian Studies: Chinese Studies (120EC)
Taught by top researchers from a wide range of disciplines, the MA Chinese Studies at Leiden University combines in-depth knowledge with advanced language proficiency. Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. You will learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field. Small classes allow for direct contact with your lecturers, who offer insights from the leading edge of Asia-related research.
Designed for ambitious and talented students, the master’s in Chinese Studies, a specialisation of the MA in Asian Studies, brings you the best of Leiden's acclaimed faculty and resources. You will study China from a broad range of perspectives using a comparative and global viewpoint.
Develop your research and language skills
During your studies you will develop advanced skills in critical and analytical thinking and the ability to independently conduct high-quality academic research. You will also acquire an excellent command of Mandarin (and, in the case of certain specialisations, of Classical Chinese), a deep understanding of the country’s internal and external dynamics, and a starting point for contextualising China within Asia.
Study in China
Two semesters of your degree are spent studying at the prestigious Shandong University in Jinan, China, offering you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in Chinese culture, language, and society.
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Master of Arts
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
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Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
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- Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
- IELTS overall band
- TOEFL internet based
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