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. If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in writing and reading and 6.5 in speaking and listening).

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 Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MLitt Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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