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Chinese and English Literature (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
This Chinese and English Literature (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in Chinese in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking), enhance your skills in using English, and develop your knowledge and understanding of literary and cultural studies. 

About

At Westminster we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context, and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.

Through this Chinese and English Literature (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster you will be able to function in different cultural situations and acquire the qualities and skills of a humanities graduate. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

The Chinese courses are only available to beginner or intermediate entrants – intermediate entrants are students who have obtained or might be studying for an A level in Chinese, or who might have achieved the equivalent of HSK Chinese Proficiency Test Level 3. Please note that we may need to test you to determine your entry point.

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The Careers and Employability Service is here to support you to achieve your full potential.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we provide you with a variety of opportunities to work and develop new skills. As a University of Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3 to 4 years
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Study of Language and Culture
  • The Chinese World and the Word
  • What Is Literature?
  • Intercultural Communication: An Introduction
  • Objects and Meaning: World Cultures in London Galleries and Museums
  • Themes in Contemporary Chinese Studies
  • Modernism
  • What Is the Contemporary?
  • Dreaming the Same Dream? Concepts of Happiness Across Cultures
  • Narrating the Other: Politics and Literature
  • Gender Matters: Femininities, Masculinities and Trans-Cultural Practice
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

UK

  • A Levels – BCC
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma – DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma - Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 33 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction
  • GCSE minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) in Maths and English.

EU AND INTERNATIONAL

  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Part-Time (Price per 20-credit module)
  • UK/EU: £1,540
  • International: £2,240

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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