University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Politics and Media in East Asia

This course offers comprehensive training addressing both international political issues and media trends in East Asia. You will learn about major international and domestic political trends in the region, while developing a comprehensive knowledge about the role media plays in these developments. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need at least a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline. Applicants with relevant work experience and good academic potential are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in the written component and no less than 5.5 in all other components.

Course modules

Core modules International Politics of East Asia: Media, Culture, and Society in East Asia: Project. Examples of optional modules Choose from a range of modules which may include: Contemporary Chinese Society and Media: Media and Public Communication in Japan: China and Korea in the Modern World: The Political Economy of China.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Essays; student-led seminars; exams; dissertation; blog posts; video diaries; mock testimony.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of East Asian Studies
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