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French and Contemporary Chinese Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
This French and Contemporary Chinese Studies  degree at the University of Nottingham follows core language modules in French and Mandarin and will also select optional modules covering a wide range of topics in the fields of Chinese and French literature, history, society and linguistics.
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This French 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 French and Chinese culture. 


You will have developed a sophisticated level of written and spoken French and will be able to use the language with ease in professional and social settings. You will also have a good command of Mandarin. The experience of your year abroad will suggest to potential employers that you are adaptable and independent.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time/year 3 out

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature and Politics in Modern France
  • Huit Tableaux: Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (1799-1871)
  • Contemporary Francophone Cinema and Social Issues
  • Contemporary Translation Studies
  • Art and Contemporary Visual Culture in France
  • European Silent Cinema

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 French or B in Mandarin at A level 
  • IB score 32; 5 in French 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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