University of Westminster

Course Introduction

At Westminster we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context, and offer high'quality teaching in all language skills. You will achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in Chinese in all 4 skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking), and an in'depth understanding of International Relations, with the opportunity to study specialist modules.

Course Modules

First year core modules cover language and culture, the Chinese world and the word, and international relations (IR) and global politics; you will choose an option module from subjects including objects and meaning, democracy in crisis, global governance, British politics, migration, or a Westminster elective from across the University. Second year core modules cover Chinese culture, global security, and theorising politics and IR; you will then choose two modules from more than 15 subjects including e'collaboration, culture and conflict, environmental politics, Middle East politics, a work placement or internship module, or a Westminster elective. In the final year, alongside your dissertation you will study core modules on themes in Chinese studies, contested sovereignty, postcolonial politics and IR, and ethics, morality and world order, and one option module from more than 15 subjects including gender and politics, digital politics, radical democracy, foreign policy and diplomacy.

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,750 Overseas Fees