McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

East Asian Studies (M.A.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: East Asian Studies
Description The M.A. program requires a thesis that engages with current theoretical and methodological issues and uses both primary and secondary sources in East Asian languages. Entering students are expected to have a background and/or degree in disciplines relating to East Asia, and have knowledge of an East Asian language. Graduates of our program are pursuing careers in academia, publishing, government service, the financial industry, media and communications, and other fields.
Website: East Asian Studies (M.A.) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Ad-Hoc. Please contact department for more information.
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

For more information see:
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Official transcripts of each university or college the student has attended. Two copies of each transcript must be sent directly from the university or college to the Department. Two letters of reference submitted on the official letterhead of the recommending professor's department. Reference letters may also be submitted electronically directly from the referee's official university email address. Curriculum vitae and a research statement. The research statement (approximately 500 words for master's and five pages for Ph.D. applicants) should indicate a potential supervisor, the field of study that the applicant wishes to pursue, and the reasons for applying to the program. A description of the proposed research project, with brief bibliography, should be included. All of the above should be submitted directly to Graduate Admissions, Department of East Asian Studies. An application fee of CAD$100 will be assessed at the time that you submit your online application form. Please note that this fee cannot be waived. Test scores: TOEFL, GRE, and IELTS (if applicable).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015