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Mandarin A Level at Upton Hall F C J

Course description

Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subject in Mandarin Chinese is a qualification for 16-19 year olds who want to go to University. It equips students with the skills they need to make a success of their undergraduate studies. It is a two year programme of study.

The structure of the syllabus is linear, so students take exams at the end of the whole course. They are fully compatible with A Levels and may be taken in combination with them.

Entry requirements

We require a minimum of a grade B in GCSE Chinese for the Pre-U.

Assessment

AS TOPICS & ASSESSMENT

There is no AS in this subject

PRE-U TOPICS & ASSESSMENT

Language Components
1. Family
2. Young people
3. Education
4. The media
5. Work and leisure
6. The environment

Culture Components (Students will be required to read and write both in English)
1. Chinese culture
2. Chinese literature and film

Future opportunities

Students of the Pre-U Mandarin Chinese course have the opportunity to attend the British Council Language Programme in China and take a gap year to teach English in a Chinese school. Students also can attend the Chinese Language and culture summer camp in China and to visit our linked school in Shanghai. This course enables students to continue with Mandarin studies in higher education.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton Hall F C J directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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      Directions To get to Upton Hall School:

      From the M53 Northbound: Leave M53 at Junction 2. Continue straight on at the roundabout onto the Upton by-pass (A5027). At the next roundabout turn left onto Old Greasby Road. Take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From West Kirby: Head towards Black Horse Hill. Follow Black Horse Hill down and bear left onto Saughall Massie Road. Follow signs up to Upton Village. From Old Greasby Road take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Birkenhead: Head towards Upton Village. The school is located just beyond the traffic lights in the middle of Upton Village. Take Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Heswall:  Head towards Arrowe Park Hospital. Continue pas the Hospital along Arrowe Park Road (A551) towards Upton Village. Continue up the hill into Upton and at the traffic lights turn left into Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.