SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Politics of China

This programme covers China's domestic and international politics, and the historical and theoretical issues through the Chinese Politics courses of state and society in the Chinese political process (domestic politics), China and international politics (international relations) and Taiwan's politics and cross-strait relations.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally require a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in politics or international relations, or a related social science discipline; applicants without such a background may be considered for admission depending on their academic training and undergraduate performance.

Course modules

China and international politics; state and society in the Chinese political process; Taiwan's politics and cross-strait relations; international politics of East Asia; state and development in Asia and Africa; state and society in Asia and Africa; Northeast Asian politics (Japan, Korea and Taiwan); state and society in Central Asia and the Caucasus; geopolitics and security in Central Asia and the Caucasus; government and politics of modern South East Asia; international political economy; the Indian Ocean in world politics; political thought on the just rebellion; introduction to quantitative methods in social research; foreign policy analysis.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,895 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,470 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,235 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,948 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,965 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,490 per Year 1 (Wales) 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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