Brown +1: CUHK's Master of Arts in Chinese Studies

CUHK's Master of Arts in Chinese Studies program is:

  • a flexible, interdisciplinary one-year MA program
  • taught and examined in English in China
  • designed to accommodate a wide range of interests and needs for graduate training in Chinese Studies

MACHS students complete 8 courses (24 units) to graduate.

Course exemption

Brown graduates who enroll in the MA in Chinese Studies Program may be exempted from one of the following 3-unit undergraduate/postgraduate courses if taken at CUHK during junior year study abroad.

Course Code Title
ECON3250 Chinese Economy: Heritage and Change
ECON3310 Economy of China
ECON3320 Asia-Pacific Economies
ECON3350 China, Hong Kong and the World Economy
ECON3370 Business Environment in China
ECON3580 Emerging Financial Markets of China
MGNT2510 Introduction to International Business
MGNT4150 Global Strategy
MGNT4510 China Business
MKTG2010 Marketing Management
MKTG4070 Marketing in China

Cultural Activities

Brown students on exchange at CUHK as undergraduates may also participate in Center for Chinese Studies/MA Program events and activities, including, but not limited to:

  • International Poets in Hong Kong workshops and symposia
  • Film screenings and conversations with visiting director (2011: Lou Ye)
  • Monthly graduate student research seminars

Career Prospects

MA in Chinese Studies graduates continue on to MBA and PhD programs; others are employed in the business and education sectors.