An online course is intended for those wishing to jump-start their Chinese (Mandarin). Study from home, from the basics up to Higher and beyond. One of our suite of distance learning languages courses.
This 25-week distance learning course is intended for those wishing to jump-start their Chinese! If what you're looking for is a flexible course which you can study from home and will take you from the basics up to Higher and beyond, then this is the course for you.
Who should study this course?
Ideally, you should have some basic knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin), although if you are a competent linguist and are willing to dedicate sufficient time (approximately 4 to 5 hours per week), then you could start from scratch.
The full (25-week) intensive Chinese course is accredited at 20 SCQF credits. If you complete this course satisfactorily you will receive a Certificate of Course Completion.
- British Sign Language
- Chinese (Mandarin)
- French by distance learning
- German by distance learning
- Spanish by distance learning
The revision and intensive courses are taught by online distance learning, via the University of Dundee virtual learning environment. You will be in weekly e-mail contact with your tutor.
In addition to this tutor support, you will receive:
- a programme of study (integrated with the course textbook and listening materials*)
- weekly tasks which will be marked and commented on by the tutor
- regular suggestions for extension work
*course participants are expected to purchase these items
Mandarin Chinese is spoken by over 900 million people, and it is one of the foremost languages of international communication. Studying Chinese can improve your careers prospects whatever industry you work in.
For the intensive, 25-week course, you should have some basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, although if you are a competent linguist and are willing to dedicate sufficient time (approximately 4 to 5 hours per week), then you could start from scratch.
Fees for courses starting in the academic year 2019/20
- 25-week course for beginners (starting January 2020) - £648
For further information on fees, see our Policy for Payment of Fees and Refunds.
Apply online via the University's secure online store www.buyat.dundee.ac.uk