Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$27,769

Course Overview

Our China & Globalisation MSc provides an introduction to the causes and consequences of China's rise from comparative and global perspectives. It will equip you with the conceptual and research tools necessary for the critical analysis of China's social and economic trends, and support your understanding of Chinese public policies, business strategies and modes of international cooperation.

Key benefits:

  • Offers you a theoretically informed understanding of contemporary China, focusing on the interactions of economic, political and social factors for sustainable development.
  • A wide range of optional modules which draw on expertise from across King's.
  • We accept students from a wide range of academic backgrounds, and previous knowledge of China and Chinese languages is not necessary.
  • You can substitute one taught module for an internship and a related written assignment where available. Our Internships Office will help in identifying suitable opportunities.

Who should take this course

Our MSc is a platform both for further graduate work or enhancing your employment prospects. You do not need language or subject knowledge to begin this course.

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours (or international equivalent).

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Accreditation

MSc

Course content

Courses are divided into modules. You will normally take modules totalling 180 credits. If you are studying the part-time course, you are normally advised to take taught modules to the value of 80 credits in total in your first year (which usually includes at least two required modules). During your second year, you are normally advised to take the final taught module(s) to the value of 40 credits and to submit your dissertation (worth 60 credits).

King's College London reviews the modules offered on a regular basis to provide up-to-date, innovative and relevant programmes of study. There are a limited number of spaces available on each optional module, and you will have the opportunity to discuss your choices with your personal tutor.

Required Modules:

You are required to take the following modules:

  • China and the Age of Globalisation (20 credits)
  • Dissertation: MSc China and Globalisation (60 credits)

Optional Modules:

In addition, you are required to take 100 credits from a range of optional modules that may typically include:

  • Chinese Society in a Global World (20 credits)
  • Doing Business in China (20 credits)
  • China's International Relations (1949-Present) (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Chinese Politics (20 credits)
  • Government and Governance in Contemporary China (20 credits)
  • China & Global Governance (20 credits)
  • Environment & Health In China (20 credits)
  • Economic Policies & Development in Contemporary China (20 credits)
  • China's International Investments (20 credits)
  • Internship (20 credits)

Fees:

  • Full time overseas fees:

About Course Provider

King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.

King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.

Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas'‚Äč, King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.

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