MASTER OF CHINA STUDIES (MChinaStud)


China’s relationship with Australia and the rest of the world is critical to Australia’s future success. The two-year Master of China Studies is the only course of its type in Australia and provides valuable expertise on China that you can use to further your current career or make a difference in a new career. If you are a Chinese student, you can gain new insights about your own country from a world-renowned,international university.

In this program we offer a broad introduction to China’s society and culture, its history and development and the opportunity to concentrate on one specific disciplinary perspective in one of the following areas: Business, Health, History, Law, Society, and Politics. Students will be expected to acquire additional language skills in English or Chinese as appropriate. All students will also need to write a dissertation. The master’s degree is a prerequisite for our PhD program in the area of China Studies.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Year/semester Unit of study 1 Unit of study 2 Unit of study 3 Unit of study 4 Total credit points
Year One Semester One Fundamentals of China Studies (6 credit points) China Studies specialisation (6 credit points) Doing Social Research (6 credit points), or Introducing Qualitative Health Research (Health specialisation) Asian Language Acquisition (6 credit points), or Academic Communication, or China Studies elective 24
Year One Semester Two China Studies specialisation supporting unit 1 (6 credit points) China Studies specialisation supporting unit 2 (6 credit points) Introductory Quantitative Methods (6 credit points), or Health Research Methods and Ethics (Health specialisation) Asian Language Acquisition (6 credit points), or Professional Communication, or China Studies elective 24
Year Two Semester One China Studies elective (6 credit points) Dissertation 1A (6 credit points) Dissertation 1B (6 credit points) Asian Language Acquisition (6 credit points), or China Studies elective 24
Year Two Semester Two China Studies elective (6 credit points) Dissertation 2 (12 credit points) Asian Language Acquisition (6 credit points), or China Studies elective 24

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Completion of bachelor’s degree orhigher award from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum credit (65%)
average. In addition, international students’ English language requirements are as follows: IELTS: Minimum of 7.0
overall (with minimum 6.0 in each band). TOEFL paper-based: Minimum of 600 overall including minimum of 4.5 in writing. TOEFL IBT: Minimum of 100 overall including minimum of 22 in reading, listening and speaking and 23 in writing.

Please note: this course is available to international students, CRICOS code:0774858G

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