UBC’s Department of Asian Studies is widely acknowledged as one of the finest in North America and offers two graduate degree programs: a Master of Arts (MA) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
The Department of Asian Studies graduate programs are led by exceptional faculty members who are specialists in languages, literature, religion, thought and history of East, South and Southeast Asia. We also offer one of the most diverse language programs which includes instruction in nine Asian languages: Cantonese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi-Urdu, Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit and Tibetan.
Information for Applicants
New Publication on reading practices and the scholarly culture of late Imperial China by recent Asian Studies alumnus Yinzong Wei
Poetic Empathy Across Time: 2021 Chia-ying Yeh & Minsheng Scholarship Winner Liu Xinyuan