Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of Chinese domestic politics, enhance an evidence-based knowledge to critically assess the role of China on the global stage, and cultivate a genuine interest in this subject.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the domestic politics and foreign policy of the People's Republic of China: 1,2Critically assess the strength and limitation of theoretical and conceptual approaches to study the rise of China in the established literature: 1,2Effectively communicate a specialised knowledge of the debate on China's rise: 1,2
20 hours contact time in ten two-hour seminars60 hours seminar preparation30 hours research and writing of essay 40 hours research and preparation for examination
1: Exam weighted 60%
Description of Module Assessment
72-hour Unseen Exam72-hour unseen exam. Students are required to answer two exam questions and write up to 1500 words for each answer.2: Essay weighted 40%
Essay1500 words essay
Students are required to develop a specific question directly linked to themes covered in the syllabus, in consultation with the module leader.