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The Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies has an international reputation for research excellence in modern Chinese literature, media and mass culture.
Modern Chinese Cultural Studies is designed for candidates with a good BA honours or equivalent qualification in Chinese.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
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This programme aims to provide postgraduates with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of cultural issues of modern China and to develop their analytical skill to apply theories of cultural studies and literary theories in the cultural context of China.
Students take two core courses in the form of seminars in Chinese Cultural Studies and Media Studies, as well as research skills courses. Seminars are taught for two hours per week on a flexible lecture/seminar basis. Apart from the language course, assessment is by one essay per semester per module.
Students will be thoroughly trained in studying modern Chinese texts and in assessing them in the context of current academic discourse in Chinese Studies. They will be able to understand changing perceptions of key issues in Chinese cultural studies and reflect critically on their own academic research.
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This article was published on Aug 21, 2013