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Chinese and Linguistics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: TQ11

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme offers you the opportunity to study Chinese while exploring how language is acquired, produced and understood. Edinburgh is the only university in Scotland to offer undergraduate honours programmes in Chinese, enabling you to learn modern standard Chinese in the context of Chinese history, literature and culture, past and present, and alongside Linguistics. We specialise in teaching students with little or no prior knowledge of the language. On this programme, you will learn to: * read, write and speak modern standard Chinese to an advanced level * read classical Chinese * develop translation skills You will also acquire a broad knowledge and understanding of: * how language develops * how language functions in interaction between individuals and in society * about language's abstract structure and representation in the brain * how language changes over time. You will spend Year 3 at a university in China or Taiwan.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at A or 7 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

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    10th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

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    181 86%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    8th

    5
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    184 89%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    25th

    10

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