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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Asian Studies

Postgraduate Course: China's International Politics (ASST11056)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaAsian Studies Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis course aims to give students a broad but rigorous introduction to China's international politics. The course will introduce students to the key foreign policy making institutions in China today, the drivers of China's foreign policy in historical context, and key issues in China's foreign relations today. Indicative issues in China's foreign relations include: environmental cooperation, trade, human rights and national security.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate informed knowledge of contemporary China's international politics and the key institutions and actors shaping China's foreign policy. 2. Set out the main determinants of China's foreign policy. 3.Critically assess different explanations of China's foreign policy. 4. Demonstrate understanding of the key issues in China's international relations.
Assessment Information
The final, summative assessment (100% of final grade) for this module consists of one essay of 4000 words (including refs and biogs). All essays should be word processed, double-spaced, and should include references and a bibliography of work cited. Two copies of the essay must be submitted to the School of Social and Political Sciences graduate office before 2.00pm on 18th April 2011
Special Arrangements
This course takes place at the University of Glasgow, Room 1102, Adam Smith Building. Year 2 Master of Chinese Studies students living in Edinburgh may claim up to 60 for travel to Glasgow in Semester 2.
Additional Information
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Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsCIP
Contacts
Course organiserProf Natascha Gentz
Tel: (0131 6)50 4229
Email: natascha.gentz@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Sarah Harvey
Tel: (0131 6)51 1822
Email: Sarah.Harvey@ed.ac.uk
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