Mandarin classes

Learning Mandarin is one of the most effective ways to discover Chinese culture while enhancing your career prospects, and the Confucius Institute at De Montfort University (DMU) offers a range of classes to students, staff and the Leicestershire public.

You will not only learn a language, but also Chinese traditions. Your teacher will encourage you to analyse beliefs, values and perspectives, which will improve your cultural awareness and allow greater interaction with Chinese communities.

You can also sit an HSK exam at the end of your course, the internationally recognised Chinese Proficiency Test. For more information about the HSK test please click here.

Standard Mandarin Courses

You can join Mandarin courses at the CI from beginner to advanced level. As well as learning the language, you will gain an understanding of Chinese values and perspectives. Classes are designed to improve your cultural awareness and develop interaction with Chinese communities.

For more information about dates and prices of future courses, please click here.

Tailor-made courses Courses

We offer bespoke classes for individual and groups who have specific study requirements. The teachers will develop a course for you with relevant content, and for the length and language ability you require. The cost will vary depnding on what you choose.

To register for a course, or if you have any queries, contact the Confucius Institute on

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