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Asian Studies (60EC)

Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary The MA programme in Asian Studies at Leiden University offers an outstanding qualification from one of the leading centres for Asian studies in Europe.
Course description The Asian Studies master's programme offers one-year specialisations on East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia and two-year specialisations on China, Japan, Korea. Internationally-reputed scholars Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. Learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field, many of whom are at the leading edge of Asia-related research. Customise your degree Tailor your qualification to reflect your interests or career ambitions. You can choose from a broad range of electives and select a your MA thesis. Choose to focus on language and a single country, or on a specific discipline and region. Language fluency Develop your fluency in a classical or modern language. You also have the option of taking an intensive modern Indonesian language course. * Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.
Study subjects -
Course objectives The objective of the Master's in Asian Studies is to equip ambitious students with the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career in their chosen profession. The development of in-depth knowledge and the ability to think critically and analytically are key goals of this programme. Opportunities are provided for students to broaden their world experience, develop fluency in a language, and gain professional skills in preparation for entering the job market.
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group discussion, lecture, individual assignment, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, seminar, internship, tutorial, working group, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Humanities
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/asian-studies/admission-and-application for more information
  2. Depending on the specialisation, see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/asian-studies/admission-and-application for more information
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
IELTS overall band 7
TOEFL computer based 250
TOEFL internet based 100
TOEFL paper based 600
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 17500n.a.
2020 (FT)€ 2083€ 18300n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number +31 (071)5271111
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