Asian Studies

Chinese Studies

The Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies serves as a platform to link China-related research at The University of Edinburgh to other higher education institutions in Scotland. The Centre organises interdisciplinary research seminar series, and hosts the interdisciplinary Master of Chinese studies programme.

About us

The Centre is part of the Asian Studies section of the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Undergraduate study

The University of Edinburgh is the only university in Scotland to offer an Honours degree in Chinese.

Postgraduate study

Chinese Studies at Edinburgh welcomes postgraduates from all over the world. In Chinese Studies we can offer you a first-class experience in postgraduate education and research.


A variety of resources are available to you.


Take the official Chinese language exams at our HSK test centre.