Universities with good Chinese programsreturn to resources
Schools in the UK
- The University of Edinburgh
- The MA degree offered by the University of Edinburgh aims at both practical and philosophical issues of translation.
- Newcastle University
- Newcastle University offers MA and PhD degrees in translation and interpreting.
- Salford University
- The University of Nottingham Postgraduate Prospectus
- Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh
- The School of Management and Languages has a PGDip/MSc course in Chinese-English Translation & Computer-Assisted Translation Tools, not terribly literary…
- The University of Manchester
- School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
- The University of London has a Practical Translation: English to Chinese course.
- Imperial College London
- The Imperial College's offerings are heavily technology-focussed.
- Bath University
- Warwick University
- Leeds University
Schools in the US
- Yale University
- Yale has been dedicated to China and Chinese literature for nearly ten years, and has one of the strongest programs in the US. They provide a one-year Master's in East Asian Studies and a PhD in EA Literature.
- Cornell University
- Cornell has an extensive East Asian Department, good for everything from East Asian anthropology, to literature, to classical Chinese.
- University of Hawai'i
- The University of Hawai'i has a long-standing program dedicated to Chinese; they are strongest in history and classical Chinese.
- University of Washington
- The University of Washington has had a Chinese language class since 1926, and their China-related programs have continued to grow since then. They've got one of the best Chinese literature programs in the western US, and an excellent library.
- Harvard University
- Harvard University has an excellent program in Chinese literature, as well as several prominent professors, and also boasts the semi-independent Yenching Institute, which promotes research on the culture and history of China (and other East Asian countries).
- New York University
- NYU provides some excellent language and literature courses.
- Berkeley is the manager of the Inter-University Program for Chinese Studies, one of the best language-oriented, self-directed study institutes in the world.
- Johns Hopkins
- Johns Hopkins is mainly known for the SAIS international studies program in Nanjing, though they may expand their offerings to a literature degree in the future.
- Ohio State University
- The Ohio State University has a wide range of language programs, with a particular focus on real-world application of language skills, ie careers that rely on language ability.
- The department of asian languages at Stanford has an excellent reputation for literary research and translation.
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