Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Chinese Studies

Jenny Crossley - Shanghai

Jenny Crossley, Shanghai

Study with us


  • you can study Chinese from beginners’ level right up to final degree level.
  • we provide intensive tuition to enable students to make rapid progress.
  • students spend a semester at a Chinese university during the year abroad.
  • students study a range of modules on the history, culture, social and business environments of China.

Modern Languages BA

Russian and Contemporary Chinese Studies

History and Contemporary Chinese Studies

Modern Languages with Business

Modern Languages with Translation


  • The MA in Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting  combines the theoretical, technological and practical training necessary for effective translation between English and Chinese.

  • we also offer training and practice in bi-lateral interpreting between the two languages.

MA Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting

Due to the impact of Covid-19 the MA in Comparative Literature is temporarily suspended.



We are home to the Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies, and our research covers:

  • cultural thinking and practices related to China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea as well as associated diasporic communities.
  • the Centre works closely with cultural institutions, creative industries and cultural practitioners
  • the Centre seeks to contribute to the activities of cultural institutions, practitioners and related communities of interest.


See more about members of staff in Chinese Studies, their research interests and areas of research supervision.

Academic Staff in Nottingham



Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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