You will study Chinese 1, an introduction to modern spoken and written Chinese, and Modern East Asia, an introduction to modern East Asian history. A range of other courses, including Modern China in Literature and Film, is available.
You will continue to learn Chinese and will explore Chinese culture further in Chinese 2A and Chinese 2B. You may also take Pre-Modern East Asia to 1600, to learn more about classical and pre-modern Chinese history and culture, in preparation for your year in China.
You will spend your third year in China where you will develop your language skills and follow courses in Chinese literature and culture.
You will continue to study Chinese language alongside your choice of courses in film, politics, modern and pre-modern history, literature, philosophy and economic history.
2021 entry requirements
4 Highers at AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) including Maths plus a language other than English at A and English at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths plus a language other than English at A and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Literatures, Languages and Cultures