If you're passionate about world events and have a particular interest in learning more about the Chinese language, culture and society, this is the perfect course for you!
Whether you're coming to us as a complete beginner, or you've already studied Mandarin Chinese to A-level, this exciting course will give you a high level of fluency and accuracy in spoken and written Chinese.
You'll also study and understand the changing world in which we live. You'll explore relations between states, peoples, social movements and cultural and religious communities. You're understanding of global relations will complement the study of Chinese culture and society.
In Year Three, you can spend time working or studying in China. Our partner universities are in Beijing, Shanghai and Yunnan.
Study Mandarin Chinese from beginners, GCSE or Post A-Level.
98% of our International Relations joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016 /17).
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.