[Sponsored] CityU’s Department of Asian and International Studies (AIS) offers the following programmes for the 2020-21 semester.
In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2019, AIS was ranked within the top 100 for “Development Studies”, “Politics and International Studies”, “Arts and Humanities” and “Social Sciences and Management”.
Master of Arts in International Studies
4 Core Courses* and 4 Electives*
The programme allows students to:
- Gain an advanced understanding of international politics
- Analyse pivotal issues across the fields of political economy, political science, security studies and international relations
- Undertake research on contemporary global issues
- Investigate governance challenges facing international organisations, governments, markets and civil societies
- Gain knowledge to give you a distinct advantage in a competitive world
Specific benefits of undertaking the programme:
- Learn about the world in cosmopolitan and exciting Hong Kong
- Choose from an intellectually stimulating and topical selection of courses
- Be taught by internationally recognised professors
- Meet new people interested in international issues and build lasting connections
The Master’s of International Studies offers a unique two-semester post-graduate education for recent university graduates and professionals alike. The programme provides students with an opportunity to gain skills and knowledge relevant to working in government, business, journalism and international organisations.
Master of Arts in Modern Asian Studies
4 Core Courses* and 4 Electives*
- Does the rise of China benefit regional and world peace?
- Is US influence in Asia declining?
- What is driving processes of international integration in Asia?
- Is state intervention in Asia’s economies a thing of the past?
- What explains the resilience of undemocratic politics in Southeast Asia?
- How has globalisation affected environmental problems and policies in Asia?
- What makes East Asian popular culture so… popular?
- What factors determine poverty and inequality across and within countries?
If you are interested in exploring these and related issues, the Master of Arts in Modern Asian Studies is for you!
As a student in the Master’s of Modern Asian Studies you will:
- Study dynamic Asia in cosmopolitan and exciting Hong Kong
- Gain knowledge and skills that will enhance your competitive edge
- Choose from an intellectually stimulating selection of courses
- Receive instruction and guidance from renowned professors
The Master’s of Modern Asian Studies offers a unique two-semester post-graduate education for recent university graduates and professionals alike. The programme provides students with an opportunity to gain skills and knowledge relevant to working in government, business, journalism and non-governmental organisations.
Master of Social Sciences in Development Studies
2 Core Courses* and 6 Electives*
What explains the persistence of poverty and inequality in Asia?
Why do some countries experience more rapid economic growth than others?
Do economic growth and industrialisation lead to democratic change?
Does development improve the socioeconomic status of women?
Under what conditions can grassroots social movements succeed?
Is development defensible in an age of ecological crisis?
If you are interested in exploring these and related issues, the Master of Social Sciences in Development Studies is for you!
Featuring an innovative curriculum designed by leading scholars and practitioners, City University of Hong Kong’s Master’s of Development Studies allows students to:
- Critically engage major theories and debates in development studies
- Explore the political economy of Asia in a comparative perspective
- Gain practical training amenable to a variety of career paths
- Gain hands-on training in policy advocacy and analysis
- Examine social and political foundations of development in Asia
The Master’s of Development Studies provides students with an opportunity to gain skills and knowledge relevant to working in non-governmental organisations, government, international organisations, business and journalism.
*Each course carries 3 credit units.