Masters degrees in Chinese Society & Culture Studies examine the traditions, activities and societal and cultural institutions originating from, or associated with, China.
Related subjects include Chinese Studies and Contemporary Chinese Studies. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Cultural Studies or Languages and Literature.
The Culture of China is one of the oldest in the world, and spans a large geographical region in eastern Asia, with beliefs, customs and traditions varying greatly between provinces, cities and even towns.
Courses in this field encourage you to examine the issues at play in modern China, through an investigation of the cultural and societal practices and movements occurring from day-to-day.
For example, you might analyse the variety of Chinese identities and languages across Chinese culture and the variation of values in each, or understand the role that politics play in gender equality in both the economy and family life.
Careers in this field may include roles in academic or the media such as publishing and journalism. Other careers may include public relations, heritage management or even international relations.