Find out about your options to study Chinese at the University of Sheffield.

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Teaching in Chinese is provided by the School of East Asian Studies (SEAS), and there are a variety of options available to include Chinese at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Undergraduate study

Undergraduate degree combinations that include Chinese are:

  • BA Chinese Studies
  • Chinese Studies with Japanese BA
  • Chinese Studies and Business Management BA
  • Chinese Studies and History BA

Free credits

If you have some experience of modern language learning, you can take Chinese language modules either as part of your degree (unrestricted modules) or alongside your degree (not-for-credit modules).

Postgraduate study

The School of East Asian Studies offers a number of masters courses which can include Chinese as a language. You can also choose to study not-for-credit modules in Chinese as an extra-curricular activity in addition to your studies.

Postgraduate research students can study Chinese modules on a not-for-credit basis alongside their research. These may be included in your Doctoral Development Programme (DDP) portfolio if relevant to your doctoral research and/or career development.

Members of the public and University of Sheffield Staff

SEAS language modules are also available to members of the general public and University of Sheffield staff on a self-funded basis through the Languages for All scheme. Please note all SEAS language modules take place Monday-Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm.

The Sheffield Confucius Institute offers Mandarin classes outside of normal working hours. For further information, please see the Sheffield Confucius Institute website.

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