Taught course

International Relations and East Asia

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of East Asian Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You’ll need a good first degree in any subject. You would normally be expected to have a 2:1 from a university in the UK, or an equivalent qualification from an institution overseas. Applicants with other qualifications combined with relevant professional experience may also be eligible.

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course description

This course explores key issues in international relations and global politics, with a particular focus on the East Asia region. You'll learn about the major structures and ideas shaping international politics in East Asia such as changing power dynamics and regional identity.

The course is jointly run by the Department of Politics and International Relations and the School of East Asian Studies so you will be taught by leading experts from both departments.
Teaching
You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, small-group seminars, group work, tutorials and class presentations. You’ll be able to take a language class in an East Asian language of your choice (Chinese, Japanese or Korean, depending on availability).
Please see our website for the most up-to-date course information.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

For information about fees and funding, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Jennifer Coates
Email
jennifer.coates@sheffield.ac.uk