This is a four-year course with the third year being spent abroad in a country where the language of study is spoken. For applicants who applied to the course with A-level Chinese , is possible to vary the focus on either business and management, or Chinese Studies, from year to year after the first year. For those who applied without A-level Chinese , it is possible to vary the focus on either business and management, or Chinese Studies, in the final year. Provides a thorough grounding in the principles of business, management and economics, and their application in the workplace in both European and global contexts. Aims to provide students with a firm grounding in Mandarin Chinese and in contemporary Chinese culture, society, economy and politics as well as China's changing relations with the West. 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. **Special Features** - You can learn with national leaders on the Manchester Leadership Programme, a unique opportunity that will broaden your horizons and enhance your CV. - There is a wide choice of management and related units covering economics, finance, accounting, technology, business and entrepreneurship, taught by specialists from the Manchester Business School and the Department of Economics. - You study language and culture in one of the UK's largest and most highly rated modern language schools. Graduates have an enviable employment record and the combination of business knowledge and language skills is a very attractive one for employers. - Chinese Studies at Manchester is taught by a diverse team of internationally-recognised academic specialists in the field, supported by state-of-the-art resources in the John Rylands University Library and the University Language Centre. The Manchester undergraduate degree courses in Chinese are characterised by their quality, range and flexibility. They give you the opportunity either to build on existing advanced knowledge of the language (i.e. A-level or equivalent), or to study it as a beginner.