Hartlepool Sixth Form College

Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

AS / A2 Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Course Content

Designed to make language learning enjoyable and stimulating, our Edexcel A level Chinese specification rewards advanced research and reading skills, and acknowledges the importance of Chinese language culture.

Developed in consultation with teachers, the Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced GCE in Chinese specification rewards advanced level Chinese-language skills and knowledge through student-focused assessment. With appealing content and opportunities to gain greater understanding of other cultures, it can prepare students to become well-informed and effective communicators.



Unit 1 code 6CN01: Spoken Expression and Response in Chinese (Speaking 5-6 minutes plus 15 minutes preparation)

Unit 2 code 6CN02: Understanding and Written Response in Chinese (Listening Reading and Writing 2 hrs 30 minutes)


Unit 3 code 6CN03 Understanding, Written Response and Research in Chinese (Reading; Translation; Essay Writing and Research Based Essay 2 hrs and 45 minutes)


This qualification supports progression into further and higher education, training or employment. It provides a suitable foundation for specialist linguists wishing to study Chinese at a higher level, those wishing to combine language study with other disciplines at higher level and those considering other qualifications without a language focus.