Postgraduate Coursework Degrees

Asian Studies focuses on Asia and specific Asian regions using an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. The historical, cultural, economic, political and religious aspects of Asian societies are examined from a range of perspectives. The University has a rich tradition of Asian Studies dating back to the establishment of the Department of Oriental Studies in 1918.

Today, the University offers a wide range of resources for teaching and research in the languages, culture, history and societies of Asia, including the library's extensive East Asian collection.

The Master of Asian Studies was phased out in 2014, but individual units are still available and are taught as part of the following degrees.

  • China Public Administration
  • China Studies
  • Cross-cultural Communicaiton
  • Cultural Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Film Studies
  • International Relations
  • Media Practice
  • Peace and Conflict Studies

For information on these degrees and other postgraduate coursework options in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, visit the Faculty's postgraduate coursework webpage.