Politics and Media in East Asia
School of East Asian Studies,
Faculty of Social Sciences
This course offers comprehensive training addressing both international political issues and media trends in East Asia. You will learn about major international and domestic political trends in the region, while developing a comprehensive knowledge about the role media plays in these developments.
- International Politics of East Asia
- Media, Culture, and Society in East Asia
Choose from a range of modules which may include:
- Contemporary Chinese Society and Media
- Media and Public Communication in Japan
- China and Korea in the Modern World
- The Political Economy of China
There are lectures and small-group seminars.
You’ll be assessed on your essays, exams, presentations and an extended project.
1 year full-time
You will need a good first degree in any subject. This will normally mean a 2:1 from a university in the UK.
Native speakers of Chinese, Japanese or Korean are welcome to apply to any of our courses but won’t be able to take optional language modules in their native language.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in Speaking, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
I’m currently looking into the transition from G7 to G20. I’m interested in the global rebalancing of power with the rise of countries like China and India. In particular, I'm interested in understanding how Japan as a 'risen' power is managing this process in a forum like the G20.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 8400
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.