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BA Linguistics and Chinese / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 4 Years
- Typical A-level offer
ABB (plus GCSE Grade B/6 standard in a Modern Language)
- Typical contextual A-level offer
Applicants must have achieved a minimum of GCSE Grade B/6 standard in a Modern Language.
This programme is designed for students whose level of Mandarin Chinese at entry ranges from complete beginner to approximately A-level standard. It is not suitable for students whose first language is Chinese.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
34 points overall. 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- Study the unique human faculty of language, investigate world languages and develop transferable skills in quantitative methods.
- Explore issues such as how languages arise, change and die, how children acquire their first language and what happens when speakers of different languages come into contact.
- Gain advanced linguistic skills in Mandarin Chinese and explore the culture, history and politics of China.
- Spend a year in China to consolidate your language learning.
- Study at a university ranked in the top ten in the UK for Languages, Literature and Linguistics (THE World University Rankings by Subject 2020).
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Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
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