The Ph.D. program 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.
Graduates of our program are pursuing careers in academia, publishing, government service, the financial industry, media and communications, and other fields.
- Ph.D. Comprehensive Evaluation
- Doctoral Dissertation
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies View 7 other PhDs in Area & Cultural Studies in Canada
- Online application and application fee
- Letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Writing sample/portfolio
- A research supervisor
- Study permits/student visas
International19082 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9541 CAD per semester during 36 months.
National4782 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2391 CAD per semester 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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