Chinese and Italian B at University of Leeds - UCAS

Course summary

In this exciting five-year degree, you’ll learn two languages from beginner level and deepen your understanding of the modern world by exploring the histories and cultures of the nations that speak them. You’ll spend one year in China and another in Italy, improving your language skills and gaining first-hand experience of these cultures and societies to enrich your understanding of these fascinating countries. This degree allows you to learn both languages from beginner level, although if you already have some knowledge of either language we can normally accommodate you. Rich in cultural heritage, Italy is a multi-ethnic society and a leading world economy. This immersive course enables you to become proficient in the language and acquire an in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of this vibrant country. The dominant cultural, political and economic influence in East Asia for over two millennia, China today constitutes almost a fifth of the global economy, and is a major centre for technological, business and cultural innovation. Chinese at Leeds is one of the longest-running courses in the UK and it will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to gain a deep understanding of modern China. The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at Leeds is an exciting place for your undergraduate experience. Our diverse international community of students and staff, student-led societies and outstanding pastoral support creates a friendly and dynamic atmosphere for all our students.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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 Italian B at University of Leeds - UCAS