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Taught Postgraduate degrees

East Asia's rich history, vast population and diverse cultures make it a fascinating area of study. Its growing economic power and influence also make it an important pathway to employment. Study China, Japan or Korea and you'll start to open up these avenues.

The School of East Asian Studies is a centre of academic excellence for the study of contemporary Japan, Greater China and the Korean Peninsula.

Our internationally-recognised staff are specialists in East Asian business studies and economics, history and society, international relations, language and linguistics, literature, politics and political economy.

Whether you are learning about Japan, Greater China, the Korean peninsula or East Asia more broadly, you will be able to tap into the new knowledge generated by current research being undertaking in the School.

We are constantly striving to develop and improve. The feedback from students, external examiners and visitors helps us to achieve our goal of maintaining the highest standards.

Our Courses

Our courses focus on language, politics, society and business in China, Japan and Korea. Your masters will prepare you for an international career.

We offer a wide range of taught programmes that closely reflect the research and teaching expertise of our staff while offering considerable flexibility and choice.

Our MA and MSc programmes are full-time, 12-month programmes, while the shorter programmes, including postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates, are also available in most degree areas.