East Asian Languages and Literatures: MA, PhD

East Asian Languages and Literatures: MA

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

East Asian Languages and Literatures


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 1


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

2.2 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers programs of study leading to the degrees of master of arts (MA) in East Asian languages and literatures. Students may choose to specialize in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean literature and culture or linguistics.

The literature and culture programs provide intensive training in linguistic and textual analysis and extensive exposure to literary theory and comparative and cultural studies. 

The linguistics programs provide intensive training in functional and empirical analysis and extensive exposure to topics such as phonetics, syntax, pragmatics, and psycholinguistics.

The department encourages students to develop their specialization in East Asian literature, culture, and linguistics in broader, more comparative, and more interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives than has been the case in traditional programs.

The faculty's research and teaching interests cover the major fields, genres, and chronological divisions of Chinese and Japanese literature, culture, and linguistics as well as modern Korean studies.

Program Prerequisites

  • Relevant training at the BA or MA level.
  • Minimum 3 years training in the target language. 

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Optional

  • CV

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department


East Asian Languages and Literatures: PhD

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

East Asian Languages and Literatures


PROGRAM LEVEL

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 1


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

6.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers programs of study leading to the degrees of doctor of philosophy (PhD) in East Asian languages and literature. Students may choose to specialize in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean literature and culture or linguistics in individually tailored programs.

The literature and culture programs provide intensive training in linguistic and textual analysis and extensive exposure to literary theory and comparative and cultural studies. 

The linguistics programs provide intensive training in functional and empirical analysis and extensive exposure to topics such as phonetics, syntax, pragmatics, and psycholinguistics.

The department encourages students to develop their specialization in East Asian literature, culture, and linguistics in broader, more comparative, and more interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives than has been the case in traditional programs.

The faculty's research and teaching interests cover the major fields, genres, and chronological divisions of Chinese and Japanese literature, culture, and linguistics as well as modern Korean studies.

Program Prerequisites

  • Relevant training at the BA or MA level.
  • Minimum 3 years training in the target language. 

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. This program has two separate applications, the University of Oregon application and a department application. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Optional

  • CV

Not Required

  • GMAT

Apply Through Department