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Archived Curricula Guide 2014–2016
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MPAS2061 Chinese Politics (*) 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
University Lecturer / CEAS

Learning outcomes

Upon the completion of the course, students will be familiar with the key concepts used to analyze Chinese politics, the policy process and its outcomes.


The course deals with the contemporary Chinese political system, its formal and informal structure as well as performance and various issues in it. Topics include political regime and its change, state-society relations, minorities, ideology, media, social classes, contentious politics, the question of social equity, nationalism, and the party-state'’s role in the legal system and the economy.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Lecture exam, writing assignments.


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

Autumn 2014, first session 2 September.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science