East Asian Studies
MASTER OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (M.Soc.Sc.) IN EAST ASIAN STUDIES
Connecting Northeast and Southeast Asia
The National University of Malaysia’s Master’s Degree in East Asian Studies is a new programme offered by the Department of Strategic Studies and International Relations. It is one of the very few Master’s programmes in UKM that is fully conducted in English.
This Master’s programme aims to provide an in-depth study of Northeast Asian and Southeast Asian countries. Students will explore the dynamics of the East Asian region through individual country case studies and also from an institutional perspective, specifically focusing on ASEAN as the driving force of regional integration.
This programme is designed for students preparing to go on to doctoral level research in some aspect of East Asian Studies, political science or international relations. It also serves the needs of students who are interested in a professional career in public service, government and politics, diplomacy, finance, military service, journalism and media, or business. Regardless of destination, this programme affords all students an opportunity to pursue flexible, varied, and career-oriented course of instruction.
Please click here for the list of courses.
See below for the expertise offered on this programme (for full staff profiles, click here, and click on the names)
|Prof. Dr. Zarina @ Zairina Othman (Currently on medical leave)||Geographical: East Asia Issues: Human security, non-traditional security issues, regional security|
|Assoc. Prof. Dr. D.Ravichandran K.Dhakshinamoorthy||Geographical: Asia-Pacific, India Issues: Bioethics, ASEAN, resource security|
|Dr. Sharifah Munirah Syed Hussein Alatas||Geographical: Indian Ocean Region (IOR), India Issues: Energy security, defence policy|
|Dr. Farizal Mohd Razalli||Geographical: Southeast Asia and Latin America Issues: Energy security, IR leadership, regionalism|
|Dr. Marina Abdul Majid||Geographical: East Asia Issues: International biotechnology law, biosecurity, bioterrorirsm, biological warfare, biosafety, international sustainable development law and environmental justice|
|Dr. Chin Kok-Fay||Geographical: Southeast Asia, Taiwan Issues: Global finance, trade, national security|
|Dr. Hoo Chiew-Ping||Geographical: Northeast Asia, South Korea and North Korea, Japan Issues: Alliance politics, great powers, strategic studies, security studies|
|Dr. Mohd Ikbal Bin Mohd Huda||Geographical: East Asia, Japan Issues: Political economy, Overseas Development Assistance (ODA), foreign policy|
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