Immerse yourself in the discourse and culture of this fascinating language and share your passion for English with a degree designed to enhance, interrogate and challenge your understanding.
This degree enables you to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. Combining these two subjects gives your degree an international or industry perspective that will make you stand out in the graduate employment market.
Our course combinations are designed so that what you learn in one subject will complement and enhance what you learn in the other. In your final year you can choose either to split your time evenly between your two subjects, or to specialise in one. Our flexible curriculum has been designed to create some amazing opportunities for you too. Your second year of study is divided into two semesters that enables you to take part in optional work placements or go on international exchange.
By choosing Mandarin Chinese and English, you'll enjoy the freedom to choose from a wide range of optional modules, depending on your own preferences and interests. If you're passionate about literature and have a particular interest in learning more about the Chinese language, culture and society, you'll really enjoy this combination of subjects.
Study Mandarin Chinese from beginners, GCSE or Post A-Level.
97% of English joint honours graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016 /17).
95% student satisfaction rate for English studies (NSS 2018).
Our English studies courses are in the UK's Top 10 for student satisfaction (NSS 2018).
Take part in a language-themed work placement.
Gain practical skills in translation and interpreting.
Take a year abroad in China.
Study this course full-time with a year abroad (sandwich) or part-time. See How to Apply section.