The Master of China Studies provides those in the programme with in-depth knowledge of China’s history, politics, society and economy, in order to equip them with a more comprehensive understanding of China’s complex socio-economic system.
With the rise of China as a global economic power there is an increasing demand among organisations and companies from around the world for professionals with knowledge of China’s political, economic and social systems, who can also speak Chinese.
The MA China Studies provides you with in-depth knowledge of China’s history, politics, society and economy, in order to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of China’s complex socio-economic system.
This knowledge will give you unique and important insights, as well as the language training in Mandarin critical to operating and decision-making in the Chinese context.
By the time you graduate from the MA China Studies, you will have:
The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.
Graduates from this programme pursue careers in a diverse range of companies and organisations looking to deal with or operate in China in fields such as international business, technology, media, health, government, diplomacy, journalism, education, and development. Particularly for international graduates, the China expertise and ability to speak Chinese gained during the programme will enhance career prospects in whichever field they operate in.