New Era University College - Programmes

Course Details

Award: Master of Arts (Chinese Studies) (N/224/7/0088) (MQA/PA 9230)
Duration 2-4 years
Intakes September
Tuition Fee RM 12,000  (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Department DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Overview

The Master of Arts (Chinese Studies) provides for the completion of a research thesis in a wide range of related topics in traditional Sinology and Han culture, as well as in Southeast Asian Chinese Studies, Malaysian Chinese Literature and Culture Studies. It aims to cultivate the ability of postgraduate students to analyse and solve specific problems through the mastering of the relevant research methods in the humanities and social sciences and will result in the cultivation of a specialist with professional knowledge as well as a broad cultural vision and humanistic solicitude for society. Graduates can be engaged in academic research and professional teaching, and be qualified to work in institutions of higher learning, research institutions, the publishing field, and cultural organisations.

Basic Structure

The duration of full-time study is 2 to 4 years. Students are required to attend all prescribed courses, including the Methodology in Chinese Studies course and Seminar on Selected Topics in Chinese Studies and pass the Thesis Proposal Defence.

The award of a MA requires the submission of a thesis for examination at a viva voce (oral examination) by two examiners, at least one of whom is external to NEUC. The MA thesis must show a grasp of the relevant literature, the methodologies and the issues involved in a specific area of study.

Who Should Join the Programme

This programme is intended for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of and research in Chinese classical studies, contemporary Chinese literature, Malaysian Chinese literature, Chinese language and dialects, contemporary China studies, and the social and cultural studies of Chinese communities.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme may choose to become:

  1. Professionals who are competent researchers or practitioners in Chinese Studies.
  2. Academic staff in universities, research institutes, publishing companies, cultural and literary organisations.
  3. Teachers and administrators in primary and secondary schools.
  4. Managerial staff in business and other organisations.

Supervisors

Name Field of Research
Professor
Dr. Mok Soon Chong
莫顺宗 博士
Education and Culture of the Chinese in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, Malaysian Chinese NGOs, Intellectual History of  Modern China, History and Culture of the Song Dynasty (960-1279)
马来西亚及东南亚华人教育与文化、马华非政府组织、现代中国思想史、宋代历史与文化(960-1279)
Professor
Dr.  Voon Phin Keong
文平强 博士
The Chinese in local, regional and socioeconomic perspectives
本土华人、华人社会与经济研究
Professor
Dr. Lee Kam Hing
李锦兴 博士
Economic History, Political History, Chinese Overseas Business
经济史、政治史、华侨商业
Associate Professor
Dr. Ng Yean Leng
伍燕翎 博士
Classical Chinese Novels, Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature, Malaysian Chinese Literature, Chinese Overseas literature
中国古典小说、中国现当代文学、马华文学、海外华文文学
Assistant Professor
Dr. Wong Wai Shee
黃薇诗 博士
Politics and Sociology of Contemporary China, Politics and Sociology of Malaysian Chinese, Social Movement
当代中国政治与社会研究、马来西亚华人政治与社会、社会运动
Professor
Dr. Onn Huann Jan
安焕然 博士
Chinese History and Culture, Chinese Overseas, History of Sino-foreign communication
中国历史与文化 、华人研究、中外关系史
Associate Professor
Dr. Lew Bon Hoi
廖文辉 博士
Chinese History and Culture, Southeast Asia Studies, Chinese Overseas, History of Sino-foreign communication
中国历史与文化 、东南亚史、华人研究、中外关系史
Associate Professor
Dr. Tey Shi Bin
郑诗傧 博士
Bibliographical Catalogue, Historical Record, Creative Cultures, Chinese Society and Culture, Chinese Overseas
中国古典文献学、目录学、创意文化、文化传播、华人研究
Assistant Professor
Dr. Pek Wee Chuen
白伟权 博士
Malaysia Regional Studies, Chinese Overseas, Geographic Information System, Historical Geography
马来西亚区域地理、华人研究、地理资讯系统、历史地理
Assistant Professor
Dr. Lim Su Hui
林素卉 博士
Historical Chinese Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Historical linguistics, Phonetics, Chinese Paleography
中国汉语方言、社会语言学、声韵学、历史语言学、语音学、文字学
Assistant Professor Dr. Nie Qingfeng
聂清风 博士
Chinese History and Culture
中国历史与文化
Dr. Wong Siew Jye
王修捷 博士
Malaysian Chinese Literature、Modern and Contemporary Chinese literature、Local Music and Art
马华文学、中国现当代文学、本土音乐发展
Assistant Professor
Dr. Joe Liaw Siau Chi
廖朝骥 博士
Malaysia Chinese & Party Politics, Chinese & Nation Building
马来西亚华人与党政、华人与国家建设
Associate Professor
Dr. Wang Ruixin
王睿欣 博士
Linguistics, Chinese Education, Teaching Chinese as second language, Chinese Overseas
语言学、华文教育、汉语国际教育、华人华侨研究
Assistant Professor
Chong Wei Loong
张伟隆
Malaysian Chinese Culture, Malaysia Chinese Education, Chinese Overseas, Chinese Literature
马华文化、马华教育、华人研究、中国文学

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