University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Asian and International Studies

This is a distinctive programme allowing students to study the countries of Asia, and the relations between them (and between the rest of the world). It is taught by academics across Nottingham's UK, Chinese and Malaysian campuses who are experts on Asian politics and international relations.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent); mature applications without standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant experience may be considered; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Autumn Semester: Core: Global Asia. Optional: the politics of South Asia; China's International Relations; theories and concepts in IR; gender and development; any other modules offered in the School of Politics and IR. If students take only 20 credits in the School of Politics and IR, 20 credits worth of modules may be taken outside the School with approval e.g. 1 of: contemporary Chinese culture and society; EU-China: trade, aid and public diplomacy in the 21st Century; China and global capitalism; international development: China, Asia, Africa. Spring Semester: China Ningbo Campus: Indicative modules include: peace and war in world history; global development politics; special world history project; China in international relations (available only if not taken in the 1st semester). Spring Semester: Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Campus: Indicative modules include: politics by other means; terrorism in contemporary South and Southeast Asia; development and governance: building democracy in the developing world; comparative public policy; civil society and global development; the international relations of south East Asia; contemporary security challenges; human security. Summer Semester: UK campus: dissertation on Asia (15,000 words).

Assessment methods

Assessment is typically by a mixture of coursework and examination, both of which will usually be assessed in the semester in which the module is taught.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,610 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,825 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

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