=55 th
World University Rankings 2020
=3 rd
University Impact Ranking 2019
51–60 th
World Reputation Rankings 2019
Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL, United Kingdom

French and Chinese - University of Manchester

**BA (Hons) French and Chinese** Provides a comprehensive grounding in French language, literature, culture, history and linguistics. Enables students to become proficient enough in French to live and work effectively in a French-speaking environment. Students also develop a firm grounding in Mandarin Chinese and contemporary Chinese culture, society, economy and politics as well as China's changing relations with the West. **French** - At least two thirds of native speaker staff, teaching you in French in language' classes as well as mostculture' classes. - Between 3 and 6 hours of French grammar and conversation every week, in order to reach near-native precision and fluency, running in parallel with optional course units on French and Francophone history, politics, literature, popular culture and/or linguistics, from the Early Modern period to the present. - Study, work and/or teach during the Year Abroad, including outside of metropolitan France (for instance in Belgium, Switzerland, Martinique and Quebec). - Long-established partnership with the Alliance Française de Manchester with cultural events throughout the year (film screenings, talks, plays, concerts, exhibitions and intensive language classes). - Collaboration with the Institut de Touraine in the Loire Valley, hosting Easter and Summer French language classes, appropriate for ab initio students and finalists. **Chinese** - Students will study Mandarin Chinese throughout the course. The core language teaching in Mandarin Chinese enables you to develop various linguistic skills: speaking and writing accurately; understanding and analysing audio, video and written material; using different registers; speaking to a group with confidence; and translating with appropriate sensitivity. - At the same time, students can choose China-related topics in literature, film, cultural studies, politics, history, linguistics, economics, development studies, and business, drawing on the wide range of research expertise in Chinese Studies across the Faculty of Humanities. In this way, students will be able to tailor the course in keeping with the development of their interests. - Independent, monitored self-study reinforces students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. The degree is awarded as a single class, based on the marks achieved in both languages. **Special Features** **French** - French Studies provides a newly-revised core language course to help develop your language learning, placing emphasis on acquiring high-level skills built on firm foundations of knowledge of French syntax, morphology, phonetics and phonology. - Our range and quality of courses are regularly cited for praise by external examiners and two colleagues have won University Teaching Excellence Awards. - We offer a wide range of non-language courses, incorporating a research component at all levels. - We offer French at both post-A-level and beginners' level. **Chinese** Chinese Studies is taught by a team of internationally-recognised academic specialists, supported by excellent resources, giving the opportunity to build on existing knowledge of the language (i.e. A-level or equivalent) or to study ab initio.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £18,500