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The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies Programme welcomes students graduating from any discipline. It is the a cultural studies programme with an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach edging into the future. Courses include: Conte
Location:
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Academic Year

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Program Description:
The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies Programme is hosted by the Department of English Language and Literature. This Programme is designed in response to the network culture of the 21st century where interconnectedness becomes a new model for education, particularly in higher education systems. There are now many cross-disciplinary academic programmes in universities all over the world which endeavor to develop their study-areas right at the interface between existing modes of knowledge ‘owned’ by separate departments. The design of all the courses in the Programme has adopted an interdisciplinary approach which aims to create interdisciplinary knowledge between science and humanities, science and philosophy, language and literature, literature and visual arts, ecology and humanities, etc. In this Programme, all courses will be taught in English. Cultural and literary texts will encompass global and regional texts, in which interdisciplinary issues will help students broaden their horizons towards a new model of knowledge-making in the 21st century and beyond.

The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies Programme welcomes students graduating from any discipline. It is the a cultural studies programme with an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach edging into the future. Courses include: Contemporary Critical Thought, Interdisciplinary Approach to Cultural Studies, Research Methodology for Liberal Studies, City, Space and Culture, Fabrications of Identity, Modern China Through Films, Science, Technology and Culture, Environment, Ecology and Ecocriticism, Literature and Visual Culture, Language, Culture and Society, and Hong Kong Cultural Production.

The M.A. in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies has an edge in training our graduates, among many other possible and related career paths, to be capable teachers of liberal studies particularly in EMI schools. Our uniqueness in providing a rich repertoire of “knowledge at the edges” is congenial to the very spirit of liberal studies. The Programme also aims to benefit students who are already employees in, or aspired towards developing a career in areas of, the cultural industries such as museum curators, higher-education institution administrators, publishing, editors, arts centre managers, art gallery managers. The M.A. Programme also provides firm grounding for those who wish to advance to M.Phil or Ph.D programmes both overseas and locally which emphasize an interdisciplinary approach. It should be noted that there are an increasing number of academic programmes of this kind in fields such as cultural management, education and creative media all over the world.
Cost:
Full-time (One year) HKD68,000 Part-time (Two years) HKD34,000 per annum

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