Ph.D. On Campus

East Asian Studies (Ad Hoc)

McGill University

36 months
16122 CAD/year
2624 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Ph.D. East Asian Studies (Ad Hoc) program at McGill University requires a thesis that engages with current theoretical and methodological issues and uses both primary and secondary sources in East Asian languages.


Entering students are expected to have a background and/or degree in disciplines relating to East Asia and have knowledge of an East Asian language. 

Key Features 

  • Graduates of our East Asian Studies (Ad Hoc) program at McGill University are pursuing careers in academia, publishing, government service, the financial industry, media and communications, and other fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis
  • Coursework
  • Language
  • Ph.D. Comprehensive Evaluation
  • Doctoral Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Research Proposal – approximately 500 words for master's and five pages for Ph.D. applicants. A description of the proposed research project, with brief bibliography, should be included in the Research Proposal;
  • Writing Sample;
  • GRE – required for applicants who have not studied at a Canadian university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16122 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16122 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    2624 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2624 CAD per year during 36 months.


McGill University is committed to provide financial support for graduate education. Through Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and other academic units, McGill is working to increase the number of student fellowships and scholarships, exploring new avenues for student support, and making it easier to disburse existing funds. Our competitive funding support offers, coupled with Montreal’s low cost of living, makes graduate studies at McGill a wise educational investment.

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