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Master of Arts in Chinese Language and Culture (Closed)


*This program is being revised.


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Master of Arts (Chinese Language and Culture)
Short name : M.A. (Chinese Language and Culture)


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Master of Arts in Chinese Language and Culture (New program of 2015) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) 
Have a deep understanding of the principles and important theories in Chinese Language and Culture, and be able to apply their knowledge to research or professional practice effectively.
(2) 
Have the ability to research or manage academic projects that will contribute to the development of new knowledge or new operating methods in the field of Chinese Language and Culture.
(3) Have the ability to think, analyze, synthesize, communicate, use computers and information technology and modern management that will lead to the development of knowledge and wide use.
(4) Have morals, academic / professional ethics, and leadership to encourage people to behave with morality and academic / professional ethics.


3. CURRICULUM

Total credit of study is 39 credits consisting of:

Category Credits
Plan A2    
Mandatory course 15    
Elective course 12    
Thesis 12    
Total 39    

4. COURSES

Mandatory Courses
Students are required to take and pass the following mandatory courses for 15 credits.

 

Credits

*408711 CHINESE ACADEMIC READING AND WRITING
*408712 CHINESE LINGUISTICS
*408713 CHINESE CULTURE STUDIES
*408714 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
*408891 SEMINAR IN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Elective Courses
Students are required to take the following courses to enhance their knowledge, abilities, and skills in the field of Chinese Language and Culture according to students' interest, and to help support their conducting of Thesis. Plan A2 students are required to take the following elective courses or additional courses offered later for a minimum of 12 credits.

 

Credits

*408721 CHINESE PHONOLOGY
*408722 CHINESE SYNTAX
*408723 CHINESE LEXICOLOGY
*408724 CHINESE SEMANTICS
*408725 CHINESE CHARACTERS
*408726 CHINESE PHILOSOPHY CONCEPT STUDIES
*408727 CHINESE LITERATURE STUDIES
*408728 CHINESE HISTORY STUDIES
*408729 COMPARATIVE THAI-CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURES
*408730 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
*408731 TOURISM IN CHINA
*408732 SELECTED TOPICS ON CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
*408733 TEACHING CHINESE AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Thesis Courses
The Thesis course aims for students to research on their topic of interest to acquire skills to enhance knowledge and experience in research studies in the field of Chinese Language and Culture. According to the standard criteria for graduate programs of the university, Plan A2 students are required to take the designated thesis course.

 

Credits

*408899 THESIS

12


Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
Note 2: * = New course, ** = Revised course
Note 3: Not counted = Non-credit courses must be registered as 'AU' (Auditing)
Note 4: Thesis course must be registered as 'SU' (Satisfied-Unstatisfied)


5. SAMPLE STUDY PLAN

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A2    
408712 CHINESE LINGUISTICS
408713 CHINESE CULTURE STUDIES
408714 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
408XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
3
3
3

6
   
Total 15    
Cumulative credits 15    

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A2    

408711 CHINESE ACADEMIC READING AND WRITING
408891 SEMINAR IN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE                              
408XXX ELECTIVE COURSE

3
3
6
   
Total 12    
Cumulative credits 27    

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A2    
408899 THESIS                                                                                                    9    
Total 9    
Cumulative credits 36    

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A2    
408899 THESIS                                                                                                  3    
Total 3    
Cumulative credits 39    

6. QUALIFICATION

Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study.


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Dr. Ornanong Insaard ionano@kku.ac.th

 

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