The University of Edinburgh

Degree level: Undergraduate

History of Art and Chinese Studies

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Course summary

This joint honours programme gives you the opportunity to study the history of art and Chinese studies in equal depth. The programme takes advantage of the University of Edinburgh's long-standing tradition of studying Asian literary and visual culture, and draws on expertise across the university. One of the world’s earliest civilisations, China is once again a major global power; one whose scale makes an understanding of regional and cultural differences essential. Edinburgh is the only university in Scotland to offer undergraduate honours programmes in Chinese, enabling you to learn modern standard Chinese in the context of Chinese history and culture, past and present, alongside a broader survey of the History of Art. On this degree programme, you will learn to read, write and speak modern standard Chinese to an advanced level using both simplified- and traditional-form characters. As you progress through the degree, you will learn Chinese-English and English-Chinese translation skills. You will spend Year 3 at a university in China or Taiwan where you will develop your language skills and experience the countries' rich culture.

Course details


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
TV13
Institution code:
E56
Campus name:
Central area campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Please note that for degrees that have a subject requirement for a language other than English, students may not use their own native language to meet this requirement. In these instances, English or an alternative language other than native will be acceptable. Full, detailed entry requirements including English language requirements, an explanation of typical offers, and other accepted qualifications, including international qualifications, are available on the University of Edinburgh’s website along with important information on how to apply. You must submit a fully completed UCAS application that includes details of the qualifications you are taking, including full predicted grades for qualifications not yet completed, your personal statement and your reference.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/undergraduate/degrees

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about minimum qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/undergraduate/degrees


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £22000 Year 1
International £22000 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Scotland In 2020-21 the fee level set by the Scottish Government was £1,820. The 2021-22 fee rate is expected to be confirmed by the Scottish Government in early 2021. Students must apply to the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) for payment of their tuition fees. England/Wales/N Ireland The Rest of UK (RUK) rate is yet to be confirmed and was £9,250 for 2020 entry. For 2021 entry this may increase in line with inflation and will be subject to government limits. EU On 9th July 2020 the decision was made by the Scottish Government to end free university tuition for European Union (EU) students starting in 2021-22. Funding policy for EU nationals and associated groups starting a course of study in academic year 2021-22 or later will be in line with international fees – we will provide further information as soon as we can International - Full time international students will pay a fixed annual fee rate for the duration of their programme
History of Art and Chinese Studies at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS