University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Chinese Studies

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.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject.

Course modules

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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