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Chinese Studies PhD

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Full time | Bangor University | 3 years | 25-SEP-23

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Full time


3 years

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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Chinese Languages China: Studies

Course type


Course Summary

About This Course

Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in Chinese Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support, and students will be assigned two supervisors. Students are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Research Areas:

Chinese history
Chinese literature (Classic & Contemporary)
Contemporary Chinese Studies: Sino-West Relations; Geopolitics; Images of China (Representations and Self-representations); Chinese films & documentaries; Western films & documentaries on China
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
Translation Studies (from and into Chinese)

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered

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Entry requirements

Good grades in Bachelor degree and a Masters degree. Previous research experience is essential. Minimum of 65% in undergraduate programme from a recognised university in China (211 university) OR minimum of 70% in undergraduate programme from a recognised university in China (non 211 university). Mature students: will be considered on a case by case basis.

University information

Located on the beautiful North Wales coast between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University has a rich academic history and delivers a superb student experience, making it a unique higher education institution in the UK. A welcoming academic community with around 10,000 students, Bangor University has a renowned reputation for excellent student support, offering a diverse range of courses spanning subject areas within the arts and...more

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