MA (Hons) Chinese

University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
January September
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Entry Requirements

  • SQA Highers: BBBB by the end of S5 or BBBBB/ABBB from S4–S6. Standard Grades: A language other than English at Grade 1, English at Grade 3 and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade 3.
  • A Levels: BBB. GCSEs: A language other than English at Grade A, English at Grade C and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C.
  • IB: Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 555 in HL subjects. SL: A language other than English at 5, English at 4, and Mathematics or an approved science at 4.

Curriculum

Year 1:
Chinese 1A: pronunciation and structure of modern standard Chinese and enables students to converse on everyday topics; 1B: characters and basic modern texts.

Year 2:
At least 9 months are spent at an approved institution in the People's Republic of China or in another Chinese-speaking part of Asia; students will be expected to follow courses at the University in China and to take the Chinese examinations.

Years 3 & 4:
Selected Chinese texts in literature, philosophy and history; modern spoken and written Chinese; classical Chinese; special subject from the above fields or modern written Japanese.

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