Study with us


We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, credit and short courses as well as online HSK training MOOCs.


These degrees offer both depth and flexibility, enabling you to construct a programme of study that is exactly right for you

  • BA (Hons) International Relations & Chinese 


In conjunction with the Department of English and Creative Writing, we offer the English-Chinese and Chinese to English pathways on the MA Translation programme.

Credit courses

Our Chinese language (Mandarin) credit courses are available as optional courses to students at Goldsmiths. We offer 15/30 credit courses from beginners to advanced Mandarin. You are more than welcome to join us to acquire Chinese language skills and to learn about the culture.

Note: Please confirm with your head of department/department office before taking our credit course. A signed agreement from your department office may be needed. If you'd like more information, please contact us at Confucius (

In addition to Chinese language credit courses, we also offer 15/30 credits contextual courses in:

  • Culture and Arts of Contemporary China
  • History of Contemporary China 
  • Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Philosophy 

More information about these credit courses can be found here Confucius Institute Contextual Credit Module Fact Sheet

Short Courses

We also offer a range of short courses including Chinese Mandarin language classes of different levels, HSK training courses, Chinese dance, Chinese martial arts and Chinese music. Classes are designed to give you specific skills in the language or art form in the shortest possible time.

Please see our full range of short course, including dates and prices.

Online Courses

We are currently hosting online HSK training MOOCs in partnership with Future Learn.

Personal tuition

In addition to the classes above, we offer tailored one-to-one Mandarin tuition.

Please email Confucius ( for more details and teaching availabilities.