University of Manchester

University of Manchester

East Asian Studies

The programme undertaken by the Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS) focuses on modern and contemporary China, particularly the second half of the 20th century, following the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. China is studied as transnational China, encompassing the whole of the Chinese speaking-world, which is centred in the mainland, but also includes Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, as well as the diasporic Chinese communities in Europe, Southeast Asia, North America and elsewhere. China is researched, from a historical and comparative perspective, in the global context to understand how China and the Chinese-speaking world influence and impact upon the global community, and vice versa.

Entry requirements

A Master's course, or its overseas equivalent, with an element of research training; research proposal must be included with the formal application.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grants are competetive and provide payment of tuition fees and a maintenance stipend for UK students, and tuition fees (and a maintenance stipend, subject to eligibility criteria) for EU students; the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures also offers a limited number of fee bursaries on a competitive basis for Master's students; details are published in Feb/Mar each year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 72 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,060 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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