Dec 13, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Degree of MA (East Asian Studies) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

In addition to the thesis, a minimum of ★18 (normally six ★3 courses) is required for the degree. The exact number of courses and their areas shall be determined on an individual basis. The courses taken in the first year must include EASIA 598  and EASIA 575 .

Up to ★6 in graduate courses from other departments or units may be counted as part of the degree program. These courses must make a demonstrable contribution to strengthening the degree, and are typically methodology courses in linguistics, literary and cultural theory, historiography, etc. The final choice and number of such courses to be counted will be at the recommendation of the student's advisor and at the discretion of the Department's Graduate Studies Committee.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the MA programs will vary with the individual candidate. It is assumed a candidate will normally complete the program requirements in two years. The time limit for completing the MA degree is four years from the date of registration in the program. The residency requirement is full-time enrolment for two terms.