University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Chinese Language

We can teach you the practical skills you need: how to plan your lessons, select teaching materials and manage a classroom. We also teach the theory. You�ll learn about different methodologies, Chinese linguistics and the science of how people acquire a second language.

Entry requirements

You�ll need a good first degree in any subject plus a high level of competence in English and Chinese. If Chinese is not your first language, you need a high 2.1 in Chinese Studies (ideally with four years of intensive language study including a year abroad), HSK level 5 (Hanban format) or level 8 (BLCU format), or equivalent. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in Speaking, or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: which include: mandarin Chinese and universal grammar; mandarin Chinese and second language acquisition; reflections on practice in learning and teaching; language programme design; language planning in education; development and evaluation of language teaching materials.

Assessment methods

You�re assessed on your essays, exams, presentations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0114 222 8423