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.

Undergraduate study | Chinese

Learn modern standard Chinese in the context of Chinese and East Asian history, literature and culture, past and present.

Postgraduate study | Chinese

Choose from a range of taught and research-led programmes on China and East Asia.

About us

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


A variety of resources are available to you.


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