Follow-up Master's degree inform. The language of instruction is Czech.
The programme can be studied as a single subject or in combination with another programme.
Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2024/2025 (beginning: Autumn 2024)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 April 2024.
The Follow-up Master’s Degree in Chinese Studies assumes a knowledge of Chinese language, history and culture at the level of Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese Studies.
Main study areas:
1) The study of contemporary Chinese society and politics - the transformation of political institutions, political regimes and ideologies and their impact on the life of Chinese society.
2) Studying discourse practices in modern China (political thought, Chinese Marxism, modern Chinese literature, popular culture, religion, Chinese medicine, martial arts, film, etc.) to clarify the origin of these phenomena, their social and cultural context and meaning for modern Chinese identity.
3) The intensive study of Modern Chinese. The basics of the courses are Practical Chinese for Master’s Degree I-IV, complemented by other courses developing specific skills (intensive one-to-one conversation, translation seminars, written Chinese, conference presentation in Chinese).
“Learn Chinese and get to know China – it is becoming a key part of our world.”
Graduates find employment in positions of co-ordinators of Chinese-Czech projects, foreign trade, diplomacy, translation and interpreting and as Chinese language teachers.
Deadline for submitting applications: January 1 - April 30
Who the programme is intended for: Knowledge of modern Chinese at the level B-1 CEFR is required. A Bachelor’s degree in sinology in Brno, Prague, and Olomouc is considered sufficient proof. Applicants from other fields shall submit a detailed proof of completed studies of Chinese (place, length, intensity).
Subject matter of the entrance examination: Oral examination The committee will decide on the admission of applicants on the basis of the submitted materials. The documents for the admission procedure include:
- 1) statement of study results (grades) in the Bachelor’s programme in pdf form;
- 2) a link to the address from which it is possible to download the Bachelor’s thesis, including the reviews of the supervisor and the reviewer. If it is not possible to download the thesis and reviews, the applicant shall submit them in pdf form;
- 3) brief motivation letter (1 page, max. 2 pages).
Documents for the admission procedure must be uploaded into the e-application (rubric “Documents”) by 1 June. Applicants are required to include their full name and application number on all attached documents.
Website Department of Chinese Studies.
General information on the course of the admission procedure to the follow-up Master’s degree programmes at FA MU can be found here. Documents for the current admission procedure are kept in Materials for Applicants.
Criteria for evaluation
Evaluation of the entrance exam: Bachelor’s thesis - max. 40 points, statement of study results (grades) - max. 40 points, motivation letter - max. 20 points. Pass/fail line of the entrance examination: 75 points (out of 100).
Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.
An example of your study plan:
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
Graduates of the Follow-up Master’s Degree in Chinese Studies are equipped to continue their studies on a doctoral programme focusing on China, either in the Czech Republic and abroad.
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Mgr. Bc. Magdaléna Rychetská, M.A., Ph.D.
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