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What will I learn?

This one-year programme is designed for mid-career professionals seeking an in-depth and holistic understanding of China today. It delivers an insightful study of the evolving social, economic and political development in China, and its impact on the region and the world.

Master of Social Sciences (China and Global Governance) -MCGG focuses on the understanding of the causes and ramifications of China’s transformation and its impact on global governance. China’s burgeoning political and economic power carries significant influences on a regional and global scale.

As the second largest economy in the world and a major player in global politics, China has played an increasingly important role in shaping the current and future developments of the globe. It is essential for students to understand China in a global perspective.

  • Evolving social, economic and political development of China
  • Regional and global impact of china
  • Impact of China in Global Economy
  • International Relations & Security Issues
  • China's one belt one road initiatives
  • China in international organisations and others

Programme Requirements:

Students can choose an 8-Courses (3 Core and 5 electives) plus Dissertation track or

A 10-courses (3 core and 7 electives) without Dissertation track.

Which department am I in?

College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
SG$25,800.00 (14,48,624) per year
SG $12,900 per semester
Start date

Expected July 2022


College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

48 Nanyang Avenue,

HSS-05-62, HSS Building,

639818, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An applicant must have completed at least a Bachelor Degree (Honors) or European/German FH Diploma or its equivalent in areas of Science/Electrical/Electronics Engineering from a university with recognized standing with at least a 2nd Class Honors or equivalent. As the Programme instruction medium is English, applicant must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of the language. Applicant whose native tongue or medium of instruction from previous studies (Bachelor / FH Diploma) is not English must submit at least one of the following: TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 for Paper based test or 100 for internet based test; IELTS: With academic IELTS result of at least 6.5.

For international students

A bachelor's degree in good standing from an accredited university or college is required of all applicants. No minimum Chinese language proficiency is required. Each applicant's previous academic performance, work experience, and Statement of Purpose will be carefully reviewed by the University and the School.

IELTS - IELTS score of 6.5 (Min. 5.5 for each skill modules)

TOEFL - TOEFL paper-based 570-573, Computer-based 230, Internet based 88-89

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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