SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Chinese Literature

The programme enables students to engage critically with the varied aspects of Chinese literature; it covers both pre-modern and modern literatures of China. The course includes the study of literary works written in the original languages, as well as an introduction to literary theory.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent); incoming students will be expected to have completed at least the equivalent of 2 years of undergraduate Chinese language study.

Course modules

Traditional Chinese literature in translation; modern Chinese literature in translation; compulsory course; theory and techniques of comparative literature.

Assessment methods

A 10,000 word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,260 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 16,090 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700