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Master of Social Sciences (China and Global Governance) - MCGG focuses on the understanding of the causes and ramifications of China’s transformation and its impact on global governance. China’s burgeoning political and economic power carries significant influences on a regional and global scale.

A global perspective of China

One of the earliest graduate studies to focus on contemporary China, MCGG is also the only English programme in Southeast Asia to integrate Eastern and Western perspectives to offer a holistic appreciation of China from a global outlook.

As the second largest economy in the world and a major player in global politics, China has played an increasingly important role in shaping the current and future developments of the globe. It is essential for students to understand China in a global perspective. Find out more about our curriculum​.

A renowned, multidisciplinary faculty

Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty, comprising renowned academic experts who are
leaders in their fields, and qualified professionals with extensive research and consulting experience in specialist fields such as contemporary Chinese politics, China’s economic policies in the global context, and society and culture in China.​ Read more.​

Not only are our seminars taught by China specialists in small class sizes, we also invite renowned scholars and industry practitioners from the region to share their unique perspectives and invaluable experiences. Read more​.

A diverse, global classroom and strong alumni

Students from all over the world bring a global perspective to the programme and
create a diverse and dynamic learning environment, further enriched by Singapore’s
multicultural and multilingual society. Exchange ideas with students from various
professional backgrounds, and tap into our extensive MCGG alumni for networking
and professional development opportunities in Singapore and beyond. Read more.​

 Exchange programme and summer school
Enrich your learning experience through optional exchange programmes and summer
courses with our partner institutions. Visit our website for more information. Read more.​


Offered on a merit basis to students who demonstrate a strong passion in the programme,
our scholarships do not carry any obligations or bonds. Click here for more Information on scholarships.


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