Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Chinese Studies

This programme has taught and research-based elements. Research supervision is normally available in the following: Chinese translating and interpreting; Chinese numerology, number and gender in nursery rhymes; Contemporary society, especially identity, ethnicity and religion; minority nationalities (eg. Xinjiang or Uyghur studies); Chinese state or popular nationalism and national identity; Islam in China; performing arts, music cultures and popular culture in mainland China; transnational Chinese cinema, stardom, independent documentary filmmaking, gender and sexuality in Chinese media.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must hold IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Information skills; the nature of explanation and enquiry; qualitative methodology in the arts, humanities and social sciences; modern languages Mlitt research assignments; modern languages Mlitt dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MLitt Part-time £ 2,225 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

School of Modern Languages
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5867