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Chinese and International Relations (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
This Chinese and International Relations (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), and a critical understanding of culture and politics from the perspective of the changing dynamics of the global order in world politics. 
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Overview

At Westminster, they 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 International Relations (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster, you will have the opportunity to study language, culture and international relations in an integrated way, exploring the connections between them and the broader geopolitical and cross-cultural contexts in which they are produced. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

You will have the opportunity to spend a full academic year abroad at a partner institution and/or approved form of employment in a country where Chinese is the official language. You can also study an elective module from across the University in each year.

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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 or 4 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • British Politics
  • Democracy In Crisis
  • Global Governance and the State
  • Intercultural Communication – an Introduction
  • Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics
  • Introduction to the Study of Language and Culture
  • Objects and Meaning: World Cultures in London Galleries and Museums
  • The Chinese World and the Word
  • The Global Politics Of Migration
  • dvanced Readings In Contemporary Political Theory
  • American Power in a Multipolar World
  • Contested Sovereignty: Jurisdiction and Power in Contemporary International Relations
  • Developing Career Competences for Linguists
  • Digital Politics
  • Dreaming the Same Dream? Concepts of Happiness Across Cultures
  • Ethics, Morality and World Order(s)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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.

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A Levels – BCC to ABB
  • International Baccalaureate – 27 points. We also welcome applications from students taking the IB Career related Programme
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM to DDM
  • BTEC Diploma – D*D to D*D*
  • Access – 104 to 128  UCAS Tariff points from the Access course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 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.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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