SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme provides training in advanced Chinese literature and documentary sources for those who already have a knowledge of Chinese (both classical and modern).

Course Modules

Core modules: sinological methodology. Optional modules include: classical documentary texts; modern documentary texts; art and archaeology of the silk road; practical translation: Chinese to English; practical translation: English to Chinese; modern Chinese literature; traditional Chinese literature in translation; introduction to classical literary Tibetan; modern Chinese film and theatre; modern Chinese literature in translation; modern film from Taiwan and the Chinese diaspora; knowledge and power in early modern China.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in Chinese.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)