Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is available in two degree schemes, for Beginners or post-A-level students.

Our 4-year BA programme in Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting

(from 2019) our BA programme in Modern Languages. Students devote one third of their study time (40 credits) to learning the language and prepare to spend a semester in Beijing in Year Three.

You should also be aware of our BA in English-Chinese Translation and Interpreting (for students with fluent Chinese).

We have excellent links with several universities in China.

We have large numbers of students at MA and PhD studying Chinese language, translation, and literary and cultural topics.