International Affairs and Public Policy is the study of how countries form relationships with and interact with each other. China’s foreign policy and strategic thinking is highly influential, so studying this subject in China itself will provide some fascinating insights.
This programme is designed to prepare graduates for a wide range of careers in the field of international relations.
It will provide you with 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. This programme will also provide you with the ability to deploy strategic foresight and encourage you to engage in the spirit of constructive dialogue and mutual understanding.
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.
WHY STUDY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AT NANKAI?
The Zhou Enlai School of Government that delivers the programme is ranked number 1 in China. As one of the most prestigious schools in China, the Zhou Enlai School of Government is an elite centre for research and teaching in the fields of politics, political science, international relations and Sino-Foreign diplomacy. The school is named after Premier Zhou Enlai, one of China’s most revered leaders of the 20th century, holding the position as Chinese Premier.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
Modules will include:
- Contemporary Chinese studies
- International political studies
- Theories of international relations
- Chinese foreign policy
- Introduction to international relations
- The evolution of world politics
- Chinese language
KEY COURSE FACTS
Start Date: September 2017
Course Length: 2 years
English Language Entry Requirement: IELTS: 6.0 or equivalent.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
HOW TO APPLY:
- Completed application form, signed by the student.
- Personal statement
- Copy(s) of relevant academic certificates and transcripts in English.
- Copy(s) of English language certificates in English.
- A copy of your passport.
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