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Masters degrees in Chinese Language & Literature equip postgraduates with the skills to critically analyse and understand the history, development and usage of various linguistic systems in China as well as the literary works and traditions developed within them.
Related subjects and postgraduate specialisms include Chinese Studies and Chinese-English Translation. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Languages and Literature or Cultural studies.
Courses in the Languages and Literature of China offer a breadth of research topics to postgraduates. With a rich internal history and influences from countries such as Korea, Japan and Mongolia there is a large variety of linguistic and literary traditions to explore.
For example, your course may include analysis of both traditional and modern Chinese literature in a variety of languages including Mongolian, Mandarin and Han language.
Many postgraduates opt to specialise in a particular area of the field, such as investigating the historical developments of modern literary traditions from their roots in Classical Chinese, or even learning to translate Chinese into other languages for various purposes.
Careers may include roles in academia and publishing, journalism, public relations and even international or foreign policy.
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This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. Read more
The Master of Arts degree in Chinese Language and Culture (CLC) offers students the opportunity to deepen intellectual and cultural understanding of China. Read more
Master of Arts in Chinese Language and Culture Introduction Chinese Language and Culture is a two-year full-time English-instructed Master of Arts (EMA) program as a subfield of the major Chinese Philology , conducted by the Department of Chinese Language and Literature (DCLL) since 2008. Read more
The MPhil Modern Chinese Studies is a two-year master's degree programme offered jointly by the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies which combines intensive study of the Chinese language with thorough training in the study of modern China. Read more
China Studies is an English-taught post-graduate program specially designed for international students. It is a sub-field of the multi-disciplinary Post-graduate Program of Global Studies (PPGS) at Shanghai University. Read more
The two-year MA Advanced Chinese Studies offers comprehensive language-based training across a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Read more
About this course The ECNU Philosophy Department is a major center of philosophical study in mainland China. The department has 20 full professors, 17 associate professors, and a number of lecturers. Read more
This programme enables students to engage critically with the varied aspects of Chinese literature. This programme covers both pre-modern and modern literatures of China. Read more
Chinese Politics and Diplomacy (CPD) School of International Relations and Public Affairs Fudan University, China Introduction Chinese Politics and Diplomacy (CPD) is a two-year international master program that prepares students with theoretical toolkits, practical knowledge and analytical capacity of Chinese politics and international relations. Read more
In 2008, Zhejiang University became the first university in China to grant a master’s degree in China Studies that, for the last decade, has graduated more than 460 students from 53 countries as Masters of China Studies. Read more
Master’s Program in Chinese Politics, Foreign Policy, and International Relations (CPFP) 1. Introduction In 1997, Tsinghua University established the Institute for International Studies, the predecessor of the International Relations Department (abbreviated IR department). Read more
The MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies is a three-term, twelve-month course offered jointly by the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies designed to provide high quality graduate research training with an emphasis on an appreciation of research methods and on deepening your understanding of contemporary China. Read more
The Chinese Studies MLitt contains taught and research elements. It is well suited as preparation for PhD research. We place a high emphasis on excellent supervision, researcher training and development. Read more