One of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia


Our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.

PhD Scholarships for 2017 entry now open!

We have a range of scholarships available through the ESRC White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership, AHRC White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

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MA Politics and Media in East Asia

From social media trends to mass media coverage and public diplomacy, learn about how news and current affairs coverage can have a major influence on the way we see the world and how countries influence each other, while setting political agendas in East Asia.

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G20 Summit policy briefs in Global Policy Journal

Prof. Hugo Dobson and students from the Global Leadership Initiative write about the G20 Summit in China which they attended in early September.

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Discover East Asia with us on an undergraduate course or deepen your knowledge with a taught or research postgraduate degree

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Our Research

The School has a strong focus on collaboration in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and staff members are actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.

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What our undergraduates think
What our undergraduates think
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Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
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The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
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