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What will I learn?

This programme aims to provide a comprehensive and high quality program for students interested in Chinese literature, history, philosophy, language, and issues related to overseas Chinese communities. Students from various backgrounds are welcomed to apply. This program will also provide graduate training for Chinese Language teachers, editors, journalists, and other relevant professionals that use Chinese as a major language medium.

The M.A. by Coursework programme is structured around course requirements with no dissertation requirement. All modules are taught in Chinese only. Students will be expecting programmes to involve attendance at formal classes, seminars, laboratories and written examinations. As part of the assignments, some modules also require the candidate to undertake a project. Students not only acquire in-depth knowledge of Chinese Studies, they would possess the ability to pursue independent research in his/her proposed field of advanced study.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Variable)

Tuition fees
SG $37,450 (inclusive of GST) for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 August 2022, 9 January 2023

Venue

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5,

5 Arts Link,

117570, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree with honours or equivalent, in a relevant discipline; or a Bachelor’s degree with a relevant Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate with a minimum CAP of 3.00. English Language Requirements: TOEFL score is required: 85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or 580 for the paper-based test; or 237 for the computer-based test; an IELTS score of 6.0.

For international students

Students intending to read Master of Arts (Chinese Culture and Language) coursework programme must fulfil any of the following:

An NUS Honours degree (Second Class and above) or equivalent (e.g., a four-year Bachelors degree with at least an average grade of B or equivalent) in the subject or related field;

OR

A good Bachelors degree (at least an average grade of B or equivalent) in the subject or related field and successful completion of a placement test; or exceptionally;

OR

Other qualifications and experience subject to approval by the Board of Graduate Studies

English Proficiency

The following minimum TOEFL score is required:

85 for the internet-based test (with a minimum score of 22 for the writing section); or

580 for the paper-based test; or

237 for the computer-based test.

Alternatively, an IELTS result of 6.0 is required.

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About National University of Singapore (NUS)

Along with the highest education standards, students at NUS benefit from an excellent overall experience with excellent research facilities.

  • Ranked 11th in the world (QS World rankings 2022)
  • Excellent graduation rate of over 97 percent
  • Leading research teams using cutting-edge facilities
  • Outstanding selection of courses across 17 faculties

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