University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Contemporary China

This is a highly flexible course. You choose the modules according to your interests. We teach language modules at different levels: beginners, intermediate and upper- intermediate. Our graduates hold influential positions in business, government, the arts and academia. Some of them are journalists, television producers, interpreters and translators. Others are city brokers and analysts. They work for organisations such as the BBC World Service, BNP Paribas, British Council, British Museum, Deloitte, HarperCollins, Jaguar Land Rover, Lloyds Banking Group, Nintendo, Siemens, Sony, Toyota and the World Food Programme.

Entry requirements

You�ll need a good first degree in any subject. You don�t need prior knowledge of an East Asian language. English language requirements:overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in Speaking, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: political economy of china; contemporary Chinese society and media; Chinese cities in transition; business and management in china; international business and east Asia; work and organisation in East Asia; china, Korea and the modern world; project.

Assessment methods

There are lectures and small-group seminars. You�re assessed on your essays, exams, presentations and an extended project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0114 222 8423