King's College London

Arts and Sciences Cross-School Initiatives

Governance in Contemporary China MSc


Strand Campus


London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Governance in Contemporary China MSc

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme provides high quality postgraduate research training and preparation for those with career interests related to China, particularly specialists and future leaders in the governance of China’s politics, business, economy and NGO sectors.The programme aims to broaden and deepen each individual student’s understanding of governance in contemporary China and raise appreciation for the value of various social science research methods employed in the field of Chinese studies. MSc Governance in Contemporary China offers a distinctive approach to understanding change and continuity in the ideas and practice of governance in contemporary China, placing in institutional and comparative perspectives China’s political and market reform experience in the post-Mao reform era, and analysing its human impact through textual evidence of changing Chinese identities and belief systems. This one-year programme (or two years part-time) follows taught modules with a dissertation, which allows you to research in depth a specific issue of governance in China. An internship module also allows you to gain academic credit for undertaking a relavant period of work experience, with King's offering support in seeking suitable opportunities.


Governance in Contemporary China MSc

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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