12 months
20950 GBP/year
10300 GBP/year
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This International Relations and East Asia course at University of Sheffield explores key issues in international relations and global politics, with a particular focus on the East Asia region.  

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You'll learn about the major structures and ideas shaping international politics in East Asia such as changing power dynamics and regional identity.

Key Features  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • International Politics of East Asia
  • Research and Dissertation Preparation
  • Japanese Language 
  • Lower Intermediate Japanese Language 
  • Lower-Intermediate Japanese Language
  • Media and Public Communication in Japan

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General 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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20950 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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