Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature

National Central University

Program Description
AACSB Accredited

Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature

National Central University

Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature of the Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in August 2004. We enrolled ten students every year, targeting at people who like to address themselves to Hakka language and literature studies. Our Master of Arts program aims to equip students with essential theoretical skills to conduct research on Hakka language and Hakka literature, which includes early traditional records, popular works (stories, ballads, nursery rhymes, riddles, etc.), as well as early children’s books of old-style private school. Hakka language plays a vital role in almost every aspects of Hakka culture and is our focus of study at the present time.

Fundamental Courses

  • Seminar in Hakka Culture Studies
  • Phonetic Description and Analysis of Hakka Language
  • Introduction to Chinese Dialects
  • Linguistic Theories and Methodology

Professional Courses

  • A Study of Hakka Phonology
  • Hakka Lexicology
  • Etymology : Hakka Chinese Character
  • Chinese Historical Phonology
  • History of Chinese Character and its Phonology
  • Chinese Morphology

Requirements for Graduation

  • Required credits : 33 credits (including 9 credits for required courses, 9 credits of compulsory elective courses (one course in three fields--phonology, vocabulary and written language studies), 15 credits of elective courses)
  • Duration of Study : 1~4 years
  • Other requirements : Qualifying Examinations, Pass an oral defense of thesis, Degree Examination

Research Facilities & Lab

  • Language Laboratory
  • ESRI Arc GIS
  • SQL Server Standard Edition 2008 R2 Sngl Academic OPEN 1 License No Level 1 Proc
  • VOSA Interactive Whiteboard

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography
  • Research Proposal
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency
  • Description of your Hakka proficiency: Please describe your Hakka ability in listening, speaking, reading, writing and learning process in written form.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 2, 2017
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Taiwan - Taoyuan
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