M.Phil. in Chinese Studies

Trinity College Dublin

Program Description

M.Phil. in Chinese Studies

Trinity College Dublin

Course Details

Chinese Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon and integrating disciplines such as History, Linguistics, Politics, Social Policy, Cultural Studies and Translation Studies. The course focuses on China today and China over the last century. This course offers a unique and vibrant educational experience which equips its students to be global citizens. The M.Phil. the programme offers the opportunity to engage with key aspects of contemporary China, including its political and economic landscape, modern history, society, popular culture and language. Given China’s economic impact and international reach, this course equips its graduates to engage deeply with contemporary China. The multidisciplinary nature of the course can accommodate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Programme at a glance

  • The programme involves six taught modules (three core, three elective) and a research project. Full-time students take three modules during each of the two terms over one year, and the research project is prepared during the third term. Part-time students take three modules each year over two years, and the research project is prepared during the third term of the second year
  • Modules are assessed through a combination of presentations and written assignments
  • The dissertation project allows you to showcase the knowledge you have gained in Chinese Studies by specialising in a particular area
  • A wide range of optional Mandarin language classes and support, catering for all students from complete beginners to advanced learners
  • Weekly lunchtime Mandarin conversation group and reading group
  • Active community of professionals, practitioners and researchers, with many China-focused extramural events running throughout the year
    Optional in-country or in-culture experience available through the Experience China module, delivering a four-week internship in a Chinese or China-related organisation in a Chinese-speaking country, in Europe or in Ireland

Course Url

https://www.tcd.ie/Asian/teaching/chinese/mphil.php

Course Coordinator

Professor Lorna Carson

Telephone Number

353-1-896 4035

Course Email

carsonle@tcd.ie

Next Intake

September 2018

Closing Date

30 June 2018

Admission to this course is at the graduate level, and applicants will hold a good honours degree (minimum II.1, or a GPA of 3.5, or equivalent from another country) from a recognised university. Applicants must also satisfy the University’s English language requirements. The course is designed for students from a wide range of backgrounds. A background in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is helpful but not a requirement. The M.Phil. in Chinese Studies is designed to provide a multidisciplinary introduction to the discipline of Chinese Studies without requiring any specific prior knowledge of China or Chinese language proficiency.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 23, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
18,763 EUR
EU Full Time: €9.318/ Non-EU Full Time: €18.763
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Locations
Ireland - Dublin, County Dublin
Start date : Sept. 2018
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Sept. 2018
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