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Curriculum And Structure

​Uniquely balanced in perspectives, the well-rounded curriculum integrates Eastern and
Western schools of thought to provide a global outlook of China. Fully taught in English, the
highly interactive learning experience includes lectures, seminars, individual assignments,
group projects, symposiums and class discussions.​

MCGG programme will admit both full-time and part-time students with a period of candidature between 1 to 4 years.

Period of Study

Full-Time minimum 2 semester, maximum 2 years.
Part-Time minimum 3 semester, maximum 4 years .

There are 2 semesters in an academic year.

The programme requirement leading to the degree of MCGG comprises the following requirements:

Students will need to choose either Dissertation track or Coursework track.


Each course counts as 3 AUs, while the Dissertation counts as 6 AUs. A total of 30 AUs is required for graduation.

To benefit further from NTU's outstanding faculty and resources, students will also have the option to select up to two relevant courses from NTU's other graduate programmes as electives to fulfill their programme requirements. These courses, however, must be approved by both MCGG and the NTU School or division concerned.

Academic Calendar 

SEMESTER 1 Aug - Nov (13 teaching weeks)
Revision & Examination end Nov – early Dec (2 weeks)
SEMESTER 2 Jan – Apr (13 weeks)
Revision & Examination end Apr – early May (2 weeks)


​​​​​​​​​​​​​Class Schedule

Classes are typically conducted on: 

​Monday to Fridays​​ ​6.30 – 9.30pm
​Saturdays to Sundays ​9.30am – 12.30pm and/or 2.00– 5.00pm
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