The University of Sheffield
School of East Asian Studies
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As one of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia, our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.

Study with us

SEAS studentsStudents love our inspirational teaching and great facilities. Discover East Asia with us or deepen your knowledge with a taught postgraduate degree.

Undergraduate study
Postgraduate courses

Our research

Library resources

We have a vibrant research culture, with work focusing on four key areas. If you have a PhD research proposal we'd love to hear from you.

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Research institutes

Sheffield Confucius Institute: teaching and research on Chinese language and culture
White Rose East Asia Centre: world-class research and training in Chinese and Japanese studies (with the University of Leeds)

Your career

The careers library Studying China, Japan or Korea opens up an amazing range of job options. We have one of the best employability records among East Asian Studies departments in the UK.

Undergraduate career choices

Postgraduate career choices