SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme enables students to engage critically with the varied aspects of Chinese literature; it covers both pre'modern and modern literatures of China. The course includes the study of literary works written in the original languages, as well as an introduction to literary theory.

Course Modules

Traditional Chinese literature in translation; modern Chinese literature in translation; theory and techniques of comparative literature; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent); incoming students will be expected to have completed at least the equivalent of 2 years of undergraduate Chinese language study.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,215  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,985  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)