Chinese and Portuguese at University of Leeds - UCAS

Course summary

On this four-year course, you’ll study Chinese and Portuguese, spend some time learning abroad, and build your understanding of rich and diverse cultures across the world. Whether you’re a beginner, or already have some knowledge of either language, this course will suit your needs. You’ll develop advanced skills in both languages, as well as gaining an insight into the history, politics and cultures of China and Portuguese-speaking countries. You can choose optional modules on topics you are interested in, such as film and literature in the Portuguese-speaking world, modern Chinese history and East Asian religions. During your second year, you’ll study in either mainland China or Taiwan – providing invaluable opportunities to practice your language skills and experience the local culture first-hand – and be encouraged to spend some time in a Portuguese-speaking country. You'll also develop a range of transferable skills which are highly regarded by employers, including critical thinking, enhanced communication, analytical and cultural awareness skills. The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at Leeds is an exciting place for your undergraduate experience. Our diverse community of students and staff, student-led societies and outstanding pastoral support creates a friendly and dynamic atmosphere for all our students. This course, and the unique experience of living abroad, will equip you with the knowledge, skills and intercultural awareness necessary to pursue a wide range of exciting global careers.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE requirements: 4/C in a foreign language European Baccalaureate: 75%

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)77 overall, with no lower than 6.5 in any component

International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme can apply for to study our pre-sessional English course with a progression route to the degree programme.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Chinese and Portuguese at University of Leeds - UCAS