MA (Hons) Chinese and Linguistics

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

  • You will study Chinese 1, an introduction to modern spoken and written Chinese, and Modern East Asia, an introduction to modern East Asian history. A range of other courses, including Modern China in Literature & Film, is available.

Year 2

  • You will continue to learn Chinese and will explore Chinese culture further in Chinese 2A and Chinese 2B. You may also take Pre-Modern East Asia to 1600, to learn more about classical and pre-modern Chinese history and culture, in preparation for your year in China.

Year 3

  • You will spend your third year in China where you will develop your language skills and follow courses in Chinese literature and culture.

Year 4

  • You will continue to study Chinese language alongside your choice of courses in film, politics, modern and pre-modern history, literature, philosophy and economic history.

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