MA Programs

The postgraduate programs in the Division of Humanities are interdisciplinary in nature. The Division offers a range of specializations which includes Linguistics, Literature, History and Anthropology, and Philosophy and Religion. A significant focus of interest is on studies relating to China, Hong Kong and the wider Asia-Pacific region.


Master of Arts (MA) in Chinese Culture (First cohort of students admitted in 2015/16)
The MA program in Chinese Culture equips students with a multidisciplinary range of knowledge about Chinese culture from the humanities perspective. These disciplines include history, literature, religion, philosophy, anthropology and linguistics. This knowledge of China is imperative to students who aspire to know more about the culture of the country. It is also an important asset to those whose careers have a close relationship with China in fields like education, government, business, industry, media, non-profit, foreign relations, academic and so on. A better understanding of the Chinese culture from a multidisciplinary perspective will greatly enhance competitiveness in the career path. It also prepares some who aspire to pursue further studies in academic areas related to Chinese culture.