MA Politics and Media in East Asia
All students are required to undertake a dissertation as part of their degree. The dissertation will give you the opportunity to conduct an in-depth study of a topic of your choice and you will be supervised by a member of staff whose research interests are relevant to your dissertation topic.
International Politics of East Asia
This module examines the major structures, actors, and ideas shaping international politics in East Asia today. A major aim is to introduce students to new theories about international order and identity linked to emerging trends in the region. Central themes address changing power dynamics and international order; regional identity and Asian centrism; leadership and the emerging multilateral architecture among other topics
Media, Culture and Society in East Asia
This module introduces key ideas surrounding media and culture in the context of East Asian society. Via selected case studies we will explore issues such as power and control, propaganda, politics of memory, politics of representation, media production and consumption, globalisation, transnational cultural exchange, media and nationhood and the changing status of the creative industries in East Asia.
You will be able to take 3 - 6 optional modules (60 credits), these may include the following
(Modules are subject to change and the list below is given as a sample only)
See the full list of modules available in SEAS
|Media, State and Society in China||Politics and Governance in Contemporary China||Work and Organisation in East Asia||East Asian Research Methods|
|Contemporary Chinese Society and Media||Postwar Japanese Politics||State and Economy of Contemporary China||Chinese, Japanese or Korean language|
|Media and Public Communication in Japan||Global Governance and Japan||The Political Economy of China|
* The example modules listed above may be subject to change in future years. The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.