The programme will provide you with the ability to deploy strategic foresight and encourage you to engage in the spirit of constructive dialogue and mutual understanding.
Study a postgraduate degree at Nankai University, Tianjin. The University's English-medium degree programmes allow students to study for an internationally recognised Master's degree qualification at a prestigious world-ranked Chinese university.
The MA in International Relations at Nankai Universitys Zhou Enlai School of Government is designed to prepare graduates for a wide range of careers in the field of international relations. The programme provides the academic and analytical skills necessary to understand the contemporary world and the rapidly changing context in which international relations and foreign diplomacy are conducted.
What will I study?
International relations is the study of how countries form relationships with and interact with each other. Chinas foreign policy and strategic thinking is highly influential, so studying this subject in China itself will provide some fascinating insights.
As well as developing your academic and problem-solving capabilities, the programme will equip you with the tools to make sense of the complex world around us, to think on your feet and to consider international issues and events from a global perspective.
The 2-year course at Nankai University's prestigious Zhou Enlai School of Government will give you a complete understanding of international relations, with an in depth focus on Chinas relations with the world.
Why study in China?
As one of the most prestigious schools in the Peoples Republic of China, the Zhou Enlai School of Government is an elite centre for research and teaching in the fields of politics, political science, international political economy, international relations and Sino-Foreign diplomacy. The School is named after Premier Zhou Enlai, one of Chinas most revered leaders of the 20th century, holding the position as Chinese Premier.
This highly respected programme is designed to provide you with varied career opportunities and has proven high rates of employability.
Lifestyle: An ancient culture, modernising fast
Compulsory modules - 3 credits
Optional modules - 2 credits
All classes will be taught in English, for core Chinese language modules there will be a variation of Chinese and English, for student benefit.
To provide an insight into what it is like working in China the course incorporates a series of master classes from professionals, who have many years experience of working with in China and with Chinese companies.
Academic requirements:Bachelor's degree or equivalentIELTS 6.0 or equivalentAdditional requirementsApplicants must also submit a personal statement outlining why they wish to study International Relations and why they would be suitable for the courseAge21 years and above English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6