What will I learn?

Asian Studies is an area studies program that offers instruction in the languages, histories and cultures of China, India, Korea and Japan. Asian specialists in other departments such as Anthropology, History, Sociology, and Religion offer Asia-related courses which can be used to obtain a minor or major in Asian Studies.

Interesting courses

  • Asian Civilizations
  • Chinese Civilization
  • Japanese Pop Culture
  • South Asian Civilizations
  • Japanese Literature in Translation
  • Chinese Film
  • Introductory Korean
  • Introductory Chinese
  • Introductory Japanese

Professional opportunities:

  • Foreign Service
  • Community Relations
  • International Trade
  • Translation
  • International Journalism

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAN $503.82 per credit hour.
Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

University of Manitoba

Fort Garry Campus,

400 UMSU University Centre,

WINNIPEG,

Manitoba (MB),

R3T 2N2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English language requirements accepted: TOEFL paper based score of 550; Achieve minimum scores of 4.5 in Reading, 4.5 in Listening, and 4.0 in Writing on the CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees); Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 based upon the Academic Module on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); Achieve a minimum score of 80 on the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) offered by the University of Michigan; Achieve a minimum grade of C in the University of Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.Achieve a score of 60 or more in the CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment); Achieve a minimum of 58% in the Pearson Test of English.Achieve a minimum of 65% in Level 5 of the direct entry English program (also known as Intensive Academic English Program orIAEP), as taught by the English Language Centre of the University of Manitoba.

For international students

Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants).

English Language Requirements:

  • Internet-Based TOEFL: Overall score of 86 (20 in Reading, 20 in Writing, 20 in Listening, 20 in Speaking)
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall
  • Pearson Test of English: 58

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

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