Why study Chinese Studies
A wide range of subjects including Chinese culture, politics and history are covered in this course and the programme is designed for absolute beginners so you don’t need any prior knowledge of Chinese to study Chinese Studies.
There is a growing demand for graduates with a knowledge of Chinese language and culture and at Maynooth you have the opportunity to study Chinese along with up to three other Arts subjects in first year. You can choose subjects you are familiar with or choose entirely new ones. Our team of dynamic and enthusiastic staff are committed to high quality teaching using modern teaching methods and there are currently 85 undergraduate students in the Department.
Learning Chinese provides a window to understanding the world. Learning about the Chinese language, culture and society will help you to acquire new skills and develop unique interests that will be of considerable value to you in your future career. These skills and interests will make you stand out from the crowd and enable you to be more competitive in the global market.