Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
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MPAS2061 Chinese Politics (*) 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
Lauri Paltemaa

Learning outcomes

Upon the completion of the course, students will be familiar with the key concepts used to analyse Chinese politics, the policy process and its outcomes. Students will also learn how to analyse Chinese current politics in practice through team work exercises.


The course deals with the contemporary Chinese political system, its formal and informal structure as well as various topical issues in it including the political regime and its change, governance, state-society relations, minorities, ideology, media, social classes, contentious politics, the question of social equity, nationalism, and the party-state's legitimacy.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Lectures (24 h), lecture exam, team work presentations, writing assignments.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year spring
2. year spring

Spring 2018

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
Finnish Study Modules