UHK's MA in Comparative and Public History program aims to help students:
- appreciate Hong Kong's people and culture;
- learn more about modern China, particularly in the context of China's development as a rising world power;
- understand the challenges and opportunities relating to globalization;
- view Chinese history through a global lens, and likewise understand global events from a Chinese perspective; and
- apply historical knowledge to contemporary issues.
MA in Comparative and Public History students complete 8 courses (24 units) to graduate.
Brown students who have studied on exchange at CUHK and enroll in the MA in Comparative and Public History program after graduation may be exempted from a maximum of two 3-unit HIST5000-level postgraduate courses if taken while on exchange at CUHK.
For the academic year 2011/12, the following HIST5000-level courses are offered (required courses are not included):
||Special Topics in Public History: The Victorian City: Comprehending Social Developments in British and Colonial Society in the 19th Century|
|HIST5507B||Special Topics in Public History: The Victorian City: Comprehending Social Developments in British and Colonial Society in the 19th Century|
|HIST5518A||Special Topics in Public History (Contemporary China): The Hu Jintao-Wen Jiabao Administration (2002-2012)|
|HIST5534A||Special Topics in Comparative History (China and the West): China and the West (1500-1900)|
|HIST5538A||Special Topics in Comparative History (Asia): China-Japan Relations from 1949 to Present|
|HIST5539A||Special Topics in Comparative History (Urban Studies): Patterns in Urban History and Development|
|HIST5563||History of Modern Japan Since Meiji|
|HIST5564||Cross-Strait Relations in International and Historical Perspectives|
- HIST 5011: Perspectives in Comparative and Public History
- At least 3 units to be chosen from "Special Topics in Public History" or "Special Topics in Comparative History"
- Any 18 units of courses apart from the two required courses shown above.