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.

Course modules

Core modules: International politics of East Asia; media, culture and society in East Asia. Optional modules: Contemporary Chinese society and media; media, state and society in China; media and public communication in Japan; China and Korea in the modern world; work and organisation in East Asia; Japanese language 1; foundation in Korean language 1; politics and governance in contemporary China; 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 2018 - 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 - 9 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2018 - 4 Months

Campus details

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

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