University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

East Asian Relations

Students receive training in international relations and also achieve competence and a solid understanding of contemporary society, politics and culture in the region. Study enables both in depth and diversified knowledge about the interrelatedness of political, cultural and economic factors shaping international relations in the area and across the globe.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree or its international equivalent in an appropriate subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Compulsory courses: East Asian international relations; research skills and methods. Option courses may include: China and South East Asian international relations; comparative perspectives in nationalism studies; East Asian cultural relations ; media culture in modern China; international political economy; international relations; international security; 'political economy' in China and Japan, 1850-1950; political theory and international affairs; political theory of international human rights; politics and economics in the PRC after 1978; politics of identity in South Asia; the rule of law and human rights in East Asia; state, society and national identity in Japan after 1989; South Asia: culture, economy, politics.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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