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This course intends to provide students with a critical outlook on the common narrative surrounding the CPC and its rule over China. On successful completion of this module, students will be able to: understand how to approach the CPC; explain the origins and historical development of China’s contemporary political system; to describe the inner workings of the CPC and how it relates to the Chinese state; to assess both the sustained basis of legitimacy and future challenges to the CPC’s rule over China.Indicative Module Content:
Content will include: the history of the CPC since 1949, with consideration of the decades that went before; key concepts through which to understand Chinese politics; the organisational make-up of party-state-military relations in China, as well as those between the party-state and society; ideology and policymaking within China; key issues within Chinese politics at present, as well as future challenges to the CPC’s rule.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: 2 hour end of term exam; long answer 1||2 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Examination: 2 hour end-of-term exam; short answer section||Unspecified||No||Graded||No||
|Class Test: In-class MCQ||Unspecified||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Examination: 2 hour end of term exam; long answer 2||Unspecified||No||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Continuous assessment: activity organized around podcast listening.||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Thurs 15:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Tues 15:00 - 15:50|