• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Chinese
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
This is an upper level Chinese language course designed to introduce advanced students to a range of key writings in traditional Chinese literature. The course serves three objectives.  First, it fills a need to provide a variety of upper intermediate and advanced language courses.  Second, it provides knowledge of key issues in traditional Chinese literature. Third, it provides training in reading representative styles of traditional Chinese literature.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to

  • understand key concepts, styles and genres n Chinese Literature
  • acquire a different cultural perspective from which to view oneself, one's culture and one's society
  • integrate theoretical knowledge with empirical examples
  • synthesize and contextualize new information
  • analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources, both Western and Chinese
Students undertaking these course will be taught by leading international specialists in the field of Chinese literature in a small group or one-to-oen learning context.

Other Information

Delivery Mode:

On Campus

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Students can expect to spend 10 hours of study per week on this course, inclusive of contact hours.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHIN6531 or equivalent. You may not enrol in this course if you have already completed CHIN3117.



Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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There are no current offerings for this course.

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