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Chinese and Spanish MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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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 enables you to study two major world languages in the context of the histories, literatures and societies of the many countries, globally, in which they're spoken. Between them, Chinese and Spanish have over two billion native speakers and are your gateway to a vast range of cultures in Europe, Latin America and East Asia. 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. Likewise, you'll learn the Spanish language while exploring Spanish and Latin American literature and cinema, fascinating political history and social movements. Both subjects will develop your skills in translation, reading, writing and oral communication, including through a year abroad in either China or Taiwan and a Spanish-speaking country. Employers recognise the importance of both languages and the benefits of a broad intercultural education. Our graduates are prized for their capability to act as bridges of understanding between Chinese, Spanish and Latin American and British cultures.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: Chinese or Spanish at B. GCSEs: 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

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 15 1

    27th out of 48 3

  • 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
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    178 85%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    45th

    7

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