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Spanish and Contemporary Chinese Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
This Spanish and Contemporary Chinese Studies  degree at the University of Nottingham will help you to stand out as a graduate. Combine studies in Spanish and Chinese languages, literatures, histories and cultures.
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This Spanish and Contemporary Chinese Studies  degree at the University of Nottingham gives you a unique opportunity to develop your language skills and enhance your understanding of Spanish and Chinese culture. 

You will normally devote half your time to each subject. You will follow core language modules in Spanish and Mandarin and select optional modules covering a wide range of topics. We have experts in the fields of Chinese and Spanish literature, history, society and linguistics, allowing you to tailor your degree to your own specialist interests.


You will have attained a high level of expertise in Spanish, an advanced level in Mandarin, and a broad knowledge of the culture and history of China and the Spanish-speaking world.

Your international experience will prove to employers that you are adaptable and independent, and your transferable skills will include critical analysis and effective communication.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time (year 3 abroad)

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mandarin Chinese for Intermediate Level
  • Mandarin Chinese for the Advanced Level
  • Mandarin Chinese for Proficiency Level
  • Mandarin Chinese for Research
  • China Beyond the Headlines

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • A level offer ABB
  • B in Spanish at A Level
  • IB score 32 (5 in Spanish at Higher Level or 6 at Standard Level (B programme)

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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