MASTER'S DEGREE BY COURSEWORK AND RESEARCH
This structure comprises a major coursework component and a research component written up as a dissertation. Satisfactory completion of both components is required for the award of the degree. The coursework component offers subjects which provide candidates with an interdisciplinary and liberal arts background in Chinese culture and Southeast Asian Chinese society. Typically, the coursework component consists of three core subjects and three elective subjects. There will be a specified amount of contact time which will take the form of seminars, tutorials and lectures. Assessment for most subjects includes individual and group assignment work, case-studies and examinations. Candidates may be required to give seminars and write reports on their research.