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

Sinological methodology; 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; Chinese religious texts: a reading seminar; research methods in translation studies.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,965 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,230 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,480 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,615 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 1,655 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MA Part-time £ 4,410 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 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