WELCOME TO THE HOME OF POSTGRADUATE EAST ASIAN STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH.  

Postgraduate East Asian Studies at Edinburgh includes the subject areas of Chinese and Japanese, and a growing range of option courses on Korea. 

We offer a number of one and two-year Taught Masters Degrees, tailored for students with or without previous knowledge of Chinese or Japanese. We also offer Research Degrees and currently have over a dozen PhD candidates conducting research in fields such as history, politics, media, literature and cinema.

Our programmes cover a wide range of topics and our team of staff have expertise within and across the region. 

East Asian Studies at Edinburgh offers a stimulating environment to discover the connections and understand the conflicts in the region.  No matter which degree you choose, on successfully completing your studies you will be well on your way to becoming a well rounded expert on East Asia.