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Portuguese and Chinese (4 Years) [BA]

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UCAS course code
RT51
UCAS institution code
M20
Degree awarded
BA
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades ABB-BBB including one of the languages to be studied

Full entry requirements

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32-34 points overall (core points accepted), to include 6,5,5-5,5,5 in higher level subjects, including one of the languages to be studied 

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course description

BA (Hons) Portuguese and Chinese

Provides students with a firm grounding in Mandarin Chinese and in contemporary Chinese culture, society, economy and politics as well as China's changing relations with the West, as well as a strong grounding in Portuguese language and a sophisticated understanding of topics affecting Portuguese speaking populations across the world.

Portuguese

  • The course gives students a thorough grounding in the languages and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world.
  • Students study both European and Brazilian Portuguese.
  • They also explore a range of options in areas such as contemporary culture, colonialism, literature and cinema from Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique and Angola.

Chinese

  • Students will study Mandarin Chinese throughout the course. The core language teaching in Mandarin Chinese enables you to develop various linguistic skills: speaking and writing accurately; understanding and analysing audio, video and written material; using different registers; speaking to a group with confidence; and translating with appropriate sensitivity.
  • At the same time, students can choose China-related topics in literature, film, cultural studies, politics, history, linguistics, economics, development studies, and business, drawing on the wide range of research expertise in Chinese Studies across the Faculty of Humanities. In this way, students will be able to tailor the course in keeping with the development of their interests.

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The University holds Open Days regularly (usually June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £15,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate fees pages.

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This course is delivered by:

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3211
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3031
Email
Website
www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/
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