MA ... and Intensive Language (South East Asian Language)

Duration: full time (2 years) or part-time (4 years)

Start of programme: September 2018

Mode of Attendance: Full-Time or Part-Time

Who is this programme for?

The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with South East Asia in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language module would enable them to reach a good level of proficiency in one of the four languages; Burmese, Indonesian, Thai or Vietnamese. The summer between the first and second year of study is spent in the region following an intensive language module.

In the two-year pathway, students can take intensive South East Asian language with either MA South East Asian Studies, MA History, MA Religions of Asian and Africa, MA Medical Anthropology, MA Anthropological Research Methods, MA Migration and Diaspora Studies.

Combinations

May be combined with:

  • MA South East Asian Studies
  • MA History
  • MA Religions of Asia and Africa
  • MA Medical Anthropology
  • MA Anthropological Research Methods
  • MA Migration and Diaspora Studies

Structure

The MA South East Asian Studies & Intensive Language is offered for four languages: Burmese, Indonesian, Vietnamese and Thai. For each of these, there are two pathways: Beginners and Intermediate.

For the part-time four year pathway, please refer to the programme specification (attached below) of your preferred discipline.


Two-year syllabus

Year 1

Core SEA Language

30 credits of SEA language at an appropriate level.

  • Indonesian Language 1 (PG) 15PSEC032 30 Full Year
  • Thai Language 1 (PG) 15PSEC040 30 Full Year
  • Vietnamese Language 1 (PG) 15PSEC036 30 Full Year
  • Burmese Language 1 (PG) 15PSEC039 30 Full Year

Core

  • Intercultural Communication and Interaction 15PLIH054 15 Term 1
  • Intercultural communication research in action 15PLIH055 15 Credits - Not Running 2018/19

Discipline Modules

Students take 60 credits in their discipline.

Summer of Year 1

Intensive SEA Language Summer Abroad at an appropriate level (45 credits).

Year 2

Core SEA Language

30 credits of SEA language at an appropriate level.

  • Indonesian Language 2 (PG) 15PSEC033 30 Full Year
  • Thai Language 2 (PG) 15PSEC041 30 Full Year
  • Vietnamese Language 2 (PG) 15PSEC037 30 Full Year
  • Burmese Language 2 (PG) 15PSEC045 30 Full Year

Discipline Modules

Students take 60 credits in their discipline.

Compulsory Dissertation

Students will complete a Dissertation module worth 60 credits in the discipline subject.


SEA Language Modules

SEA Language modules available

  • Indonesian Language 3 (PG) 15PSEC034 30 Full Year
  • Thai Language 3 (PG) 15PSEC042 30 Full Year
  • Burmese Language and Texts (PG) 15PSEC046 30 Full Year
  • Intercultural communication research in action 15PLIH055 15 Credits - Not Running 2018/19
  • Vietnamese Language and Texts (PG) 15PSEC051 30 Full Year
Program taught in:
English
Last updated January 22, 2019
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Start Date
Aug. 2019
Sept. 2019
Duration
2 - 4 years
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Price
9,225 GBP
Full-time UK/EU Fees: £9,225; Full-time Overseas Fees: £18,980 per academic year
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