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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

For pre-modern Chinese Studies, you need to choose three of the following papers:

An individual student or a group of students sharing similar interests can arrange an 'Alternative Exercise'. Possible topics include:

Most papers are assessed by long essays and research projects; some advanced text papers are assessed through an examination. Please note that not all papers will be available every year.

Subject to approval by the Degree Committee, a student who has special needs in disciplinary or other kinds of training can choose a paper from outside the Department or Faculty to serve as one of the option papers (called 'alternative exercise').

You can find out about the details of our graduate programmes (including brief course descriptions) in our online Graduate Handbook.