Find out what undergraduate study in Asian Studies involves.
The Stage I courses you can take as part of Asian Studies.
The Stage II courses you can take as part of Asian Studies.
The Stage III courses you can take as part of Asian Studies.
Information about postgraduate programmes in Asian Studies.
The postgraduate courses you can take as part of Asian Studies.
Information about PhD study in Asian Studies.
Current Asian Studies students and recent graduates tell their own stories.
The subject Asian Studies is located within the School of Asian Studies.
The School of Asian Studies offers you the largest group of experts on Asia among all New Zealand universities.
You can develop expertise on Asia through two complementary pathways: Asian Studies and Asian languages. Asian Studies develops your knowledge of the cultures and histories of Asia. You do not need to be studying Chinese, Japanese or Korean to take Asian Studies, although many students combine the two areas.
Asian Studies and your career
Our graduates have careers in international organisations, NGOs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and other areas of government. You might also work for a multinational company or a New Zealand company in Asia, or within New Zealand's Asian communities.
Study options in Asian Studies
Asian Studies is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is taught by the School of Asian Studies.