SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London


The programme provides training in advanced Chinese literature and documentary sources for those who already have a knowledge of Chinese (both classical and modern).

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in Chinese.

Course modules

Core modules: sinological methodology. Optional modules include: classical documentary texts; modern documentary texts; art and archaeology of the silk road; practical translation: Chinese to English; practical translation: English to Chinese; modern Chinese literature; traditional Chinese literature in translation; introduction to classical literary Tibetan; modern Chinese film and theatre; modern Chinese literature in translation; modern film from Taiwan and the Chinese diaspora; knowledge and power in early modern China.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

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

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