2017/18 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
EAST3602 Sino-Japanese Relations: Past and Present
20 creditsClass Size: 30
Module manager: Prof Caroline Rose
Taught: Semester 1 View Timetable
Year running 2017/18
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryLearn about the complex relationship between these two 'Asian giants'. Are they set on a collision course, or does the high level of trade between them offer hope that the two countries can forge a strong partnership? The module covers all aspects of the relationship ranging from the legacy of history to their attempts to work together in regional and global organisations.
ObjectivesOn completion of this module students should be able to:
- outline the history of Sino-Japanese relations and describe the main characteristics of the stages of relations from the earliest time to the present;
- identify the main determinants of post-war Sino-Japanese relations and relevant key events;
- identify and critically assess the different theories of post-war Sino-Japanese interaction;
- outline and evaluate the debates on future relations.
The module will cover the following: overview of Sino-Japanese relations up to 1894 and an analysis of the two Sino-Japanese wars; survey of post-war political and economic relations, and analysis of key domestic and external determinants of the relationship; outline of changes taking place in the relationship in the 1990s and the reasons for change; overview of debates about the future of China and Japan in the Asia-Pacific century.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||178.00|
|Total Contact hours||22.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private study- Preparation for lectures and seminars
- Background reading
- Preparation for assessment.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackProgress is monitored through weekly student presentations, in-class discussions, and by submission of an assessed essay mid-way through the semester.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 26/04/2017
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