Study About Entry Fees Future How to apply Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education Chinese Studies Undergraduate BA (Hons) Choose a course option With a Foundation Year ucas code: T100 How to apply What you'll study The language modules will help you build up your comprehension and communication skills. They cover Mandarin Chinese grammar, pronunciation, commonly used written characters, and vocabularies – from simple sentences to using Chinese at an advanced level. The cultural history modules enable you to explore Chinese history and find out how the image of China is shaped by events in the country’s traumatic past. First year * Modules are subject to availability You’ll undertake two core language modules at either beginners/improvers or advanced level. Core modules Skills for Communicating Cultures Ideas and Identities Spotlight on Language Passport Languages Chinese Language 1 – Beginners and Improvers Chinese Language 1 – Advanced Chinese Language 2 – Beginners and Improvers Chinese Language 2 – Advanced Second year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Narrating the Past Constituting the Contemporary Chinese Language 3 Chinese Language 4 Optional modules Understanding Languages in Context Languages Guided Research Project Introduction to Language Teaching Language and the Mind Trinity CertTESOL 1 Translation and Digital Culture Passport Languages Final year * Modules are subject to availability Core modules Languages and Cultures Dissertation Chinese Language 5 Chinese Language 6 Optional modules Popular Cultures Language Learning and Teaching Trinity CertTESOL 2 Becoming a Professional Translator Engagement and Resistance Introduction to Subtitling Discourse and Political Practice Passport Languages Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466100 International Enquiries “I found that Hull really offered a wide variety of different languages, so I thought it’d be perfect for what I wanted to do.” Isabel Jezierska “Out of all of the universities I looked at, none of them had anything that compared to the facilities that Hull offered.” Chloe Hammond More about this course China’s economy is the second largest in the world, with the potential to soon become the largest. Its regional and global influence cannot be overlooked. Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language on Earth, and this degree will develop your language skills and cultural insights to access and engage with one of the world’s oldest and richest cultures. Your study will be further contextualised through experience, spending your third year at one of our partner universities in China. Hull offers excellent language learning facilities, with a dedicated space for languages students. Our team of Language Learning Advisors offer extra one-to-one support to help you with your studies, as well as a partnership scheme which allows you to practise Chinese with native speakers. While studying for your degree, you have the opportunity to gain a recognised teaching qualification in Trinity CertTESOL (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). If you don’t have the qualifications to enter the programme directly, we offer a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study. Teaching and Learning Scheduled Placement independent First year 20% 80% Second year 20% 80% Final year 20% 80% Assessment Written Practical Coursework First year 34% 26% 40% Second year 15% 27% 58% Final year 16% 24% 60% Our teaching staff Dr Aiju Liu Dr Dan (Lydia) Wu Where you'll study Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Related courses Chinese and French (Dual Languages) Chinese and German (Dual Languages) Chinese and Italian (Dual Languages) Chinese and Spanish (Dual Languages) French Studies French and German (Dual Languages) French and Italian (Dual Languages) French and Spanish (Dual Languages) German Studies German and Italian (Dual Languages) German and Spanish (Dual Languages) Italian and Spanish (Dual Languages) Italian Studies Spanish and Latin American Studies Modern Languages with Translation Studies (with one language) Modern Languages with Business Management Modern Languages and History Modern Languages and Music Modern Languages and English Modern Languages and Film Studies Modern Languages and Drama Modern Languages with Marketing Modern Languages with Translation Studies (with two languages) Drama with a Modern Language Combined Three Languages History with a Modern Language You don't just become fluent in another language at Hull - you immerse yourself in the culture of the people who speak it. Spend an unforgettable year abroad, studying at a partner university or working, in a country where your chosen language is spoken. One-to-one support from our team of language learning advisors in the Shoosmith Language Learning Centre which is open 24/7. Find out more about our facilities Study for a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) qualification, enabling you to teach English anywhere in the world. Entry requirements 2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualifications on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications. Alternative qualifications IB Diploma: 28 points. Access to HE Diploma: pass with minimum of 45 credits at merit. We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance. At a glance For this course, you'll need... 112 UCAS points Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here. We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed. Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree. If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Fees and funding Home/EU: £9,250 International: £13,500 Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs. Substantial discounts are available for International students. More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website. Scholarships If you have a low household income, we may be able to offer you a studenstship of £1,000 Get 120 UCAS points from three A levels or equivalent, and you could receive a reward of £2,000 - £4,000 Visit our Scholarships page to find out more. Future Prospects Our objective is to make you ﬂuent in written and spoken Mandarin Chinese and to give you a sound knowledge of Chinese life and culture, while also fostering the critical and analytical skills and the conﬁdence and maturity which will make you attractive to employers. Modern languages are vital in a world of international cooperation, interdependence and trade. Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world and, since it is not taught in many UK schools, you will find yourself in demand when you graduate. Following graduation, our students are well equipped for a range of careers including translation and interpreting, journalism and teaching. Many have also gone onto successful roles within business, broadcasting, law, politics, charities, public relations, and education, as well as the Civil Service. As a Hull Alumni you continue to have access to the University Careers Service, which provides a wealth of advice, information and guidance to help ready you for the world of work. You can also choose the pathway to further study and training; our graduates have gone on to study Masters courses, while others have taken a teaching route and progressed to a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.