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About

The Chinese programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is ideal if you have a clear idea of the independent research you wish to undertake at masters level. 

Overview

Our Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies creates vital interdisciplinary linkages between China experts across the University of Edinburgh and beyond, including at other Scottish universities.

Join the Chinese programme offered by The University of Edinburgh and undertake a project comprising research assignments and a 15,000-word dissertation under the guidance of an experienced and well-published supervisor.

We have particular strengths in:

  • classical and modern Chinese literature
  • modern Chinese culture
  • media
  • the performing arts and film
  • ancient Chinese philosophy and religion
  • modern Chinese politics and society

Facilities

Based in the Main University Library, the Centre for Research Collections is unique in the UK, bringing together:

  • a collection of more than 400,000 rare books (including Chengtze's 1440 Book of Changes)
  • six kilometres of archives and manuscripts
  • the University’s collections of art, historical musical instruments and other objects

Notable collections include the East Asian Studies Collection of some 50,000 print and digital resources, the vast majority of which are in the Chinese language.

Programme Structure

This programme includes 40 credits of training on research skills, methods and problems.

You will find a further range of programmes and resources to help you develop your postgraduate skills with support from:

  • the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC)
  • the Careers Service
  • the Institute for Academic Development (IAD)

You will also have access to the University’s fantastic libraries, collections and worldwide strategic partnerships.

Our graduates tell us that they value LLC’s friendliness, the connections they make here and the in-depth guidance they receive from our staff, who are published experts in their field.

As part of our research community, you will be immersed in a world of knowledge exchange, with lots of opportunities to share ideas, learning and creative work.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees per year

  • Home: £4,600
  • International/EU: £12,000

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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