University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Contemporary Chinese Studies

The doctorate programme allows students to conduct in-depth research focusing on topics related to contemporary China; this includes a broad range of social sciences and business-related subjects as well as topics covering China policy through the School�s China Policy Institute; to aid students in the transition to independent research and help them acquire certain basic skills, the School would normally expect students to take and complete a number of taught modules during their 1st year of study as directed by their supervisors and the Director of Doctoral Programme.

Entry requirements

Master�s degree in a relevant subject; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in any element; or TOEFL paper based: 573 with 4.5 TWE; or TOEFL computer based: 230 with 5.0 TWE are required.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,470 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

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Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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