General information

Academic year: 2023/2024

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


More info: programme website


Programme coordinator

Name: NOBUO IGNACIO, LÓPEZ SAKO / nilsakom9AGBEAgXyIu@ugr.es


Faculty of Arts / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Humanities (except languages), not elsewhere classified (0229)

Main focus

; Graduates of this master’s programme will have an in-depth knowledge of the current state and evolution of the most relevant aspects of the history and culture, society, schools of thought, economy, politics and judicial system of East Asia. More specifically, they will have a solid understanding of and know how to critically analyse the problems of Asian culture with a focus on their relation to the reality of today’s world. Graduates will be able to analyse social changes, the role of women, countercultural forms, and antinuclear movements in East Asia. Moreover, they will be capable of contextualising the instrumental and sectorial actions of economic policy. They will also be able to identify the most recent historiographic tendencies and/or artistic developments from an intercultural perspective. Finally, graduates will understand and be able to analyse the changes in East Asian societies that have an impact on the environment.

Competences

Students that have completed the second cycle have the following competencies: – Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context. – Can apply their acquired knowledge and understanding, and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. – Have the ability to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. – Can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously. – Have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Estudios de Asia Oriental

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Alienated Discourse: Monsters, Ghosts, and Libidinous Creatures in Chinese Tradition 1st Year 2nd Semester
Business Culture and Transcultural Negotiation in East Asia 1st Year 1st Semester
Chinese Language and Communication 1 1st Year 1st Semester
Chinese Language and Communication 2 1st Year 2nd Semester
City and Environment in East Asia: From the Empire to Globalisation Process 1st Year 1st Semester
Classical Schools of Asian Thought 2 1st Year 2nd Semester
Economic Situation of East Asia 1st Year 1st Semester
Geography of East Asia 1 1st Year 2nd Semester
Geography of East Asia 2 1st Year 1st Semester
Intellectual History of Japan 1st Year 2nd Semester
Introduction to Chinese Law 1st Year 1st Semester
Introduction to Japanese Law 1st Year 1st Semester
Introduction to Research Methodology for East Asian Studies 1st Year 1st Semester
Japanese Language and Communication 1: the Japanese Language in its Social and Cultural Context 1st Year 1st Semester
Japanese Language and Communication 2: Approaches to the Study of Communication in Japanese 1st Year 2nd Semester
Japanese Literature 1st Year 1st Semester
Language (Advanced Level): Chinese 1 1st Year 2nd Semester
Language (Advanced Level): Chinese 2 1st Year 2nd Semester
Language (Proficiency Level): Japanese 1 1st Year 1st Semester
Language (Proficiency Level): Japanese 2 1st Year 1st Semester
Language (Proficiency Level): Japanese 3 1st Year 2nd Semester
Language (Proficiency Level): Japanese 4 1st Year 2nd Semester
Mass Communication and Culture in Contemporary China 1st Year 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Modern Chinese Lexis and its Acquisition 1st Year 1st Semester
Popular Japanese Culture and its Reflection in Anime and Manga 1st Year 1st Semester
Society in Transition: Politics and Society in East Asia 1st Year 2nd Semester
The Beginning of Modernity in China: The New Culture Movement 1st Year 1st Semester
The Influence of Bushido in Present-Day Japan 1st Year 2nd Semester
The Oriental Illusion: Archetypes, Prejudice, and Myths about China and Japan 1st Year 2nd Semester
The World of Confucius and Dao Culture 1st Year 1st Semester
Trade Flows and Integration Processes in East Asia 1st Year 2nd Semester
Training Workshop 1st Year Yearly
Translation of Classical, Modern, and Contemporary Chinese Literature 1st Year 1st Semester
Visual Culture in East Asia 1st Year 1st Semester

Specialisations

Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

Specific admission requirements

Applicants must have an English B1 level or higher, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Students interested in the specialisation in Japanese Language, Literature and Culture must have a Japanese A2 level or similar. Students interested in the specialisation in Chinese Language, Literature and Culture must have a Chinese B1 level or similar.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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