University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Contemporary Chinese Studies

This course is designed for graduates who wish to specialise in contemporary China and have no (or very little) prior knowledge of the Chinese language; the course combines intensive Chinese language study with training in Chinese economics, politics, anthropology, culture and society; in addition to the course fee (university composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

2.1 UK Honours degree; or overseas equivalent; where English is not 1st language IELTS score 7.5; or TOEFL score 620 in conjunction with 5.0 in test of written English; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency grade A or B are required.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on essays exams and a 12000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 8,223 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 19,557 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606