University of Glasgow
The programme offers an introduction to the fascinating and fast-changing dimensions of China today. It provides a broad grounding in Chinese society, economy, politics and culture. There is the flexibility to combine cultural and political studies with introductory or more advanced modules in Mandarin. The degree is interdisciplinary, drawing on the expertise of specialists in Chinese politics, economics, and history of art, as well as the range of seminars, workshops and lectures delivered by the University's Scottish Centre for China Research. Students can spend 8 weeks (May to July) in China, where they have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience of Chinese society and culture. Students have a choice of being based in Qingdao, Chengdu or Zhuhai.
Applicants must have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject.
Core courses: Chinese politics and society; China in the international economy. Optional courses: The courses are structured into 5 pathways: language and culture: Chinese language 1; independent study modules: Chinese art; China's century of conflict; Chinese language 2; Chinese internship or language in China (*). Governance and Society: global cities; understanding public policy; policy design and delivery; governance and market; the business environment in China; China's international politics; environmental politics and problems in China. International relations; international relations theory; international security and global politics; China's international politics; challenges in international politics; human rights; critical perspectives in human rights; critical perspectives in securities and vulnerabilities; equality and human rights; human rights and global politics; China's international politics; research methods; social science statistics 1; qualitative research methods; introduction to social theory for researchers; social science statistics 2.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (EU fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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