Module Catalogues

Twentieth Century China

Module Title Twentieth Century China
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This module provides an introduction to the history of twentieth century China. The aim is to provide a foundation of historical and background information to modules in the BA in China Studies.

Learning outcomes

A. Demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the history of twentieth century China, and the international literature on these topics
B. Show an understanding of the historical determinants of social, political and economic change in China.
C. Demonstrate awareness of the principle debates in the academic literature about twentieth century China.
D. Critically assess international literature on China.
E. Show an understanding of methodologies used by international academics in their approach to China, and how these have changed over time.

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures and seminars for rehearsal of weekly topics