Asian Studies

Chinese Studies

We are the Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies, a platform linking researchers on China in higher education across Scotland. We are the only university in Scotland to offer both single and joint honours undergraduate honours programmes in Chinese. We also offer taught postgraduate study in East Asian Relations, and supervise postgraduate research in both Chinese and East Asian Studies.

Undergraduate study | Chinese

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

Postgraduate study | Chinese

Choose from 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.