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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
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
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.
KeywordsCIP
Contacts
Course organiserProf Natascha Gentz
Tel: (0131 6)50 4229
Email: natascha.gentz@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Alan Binnie
Tel: (0131 6)51 1822
Email: Alan.Binnie@ed.ac.uk
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