Students undertaking this course will pursue intensive Chinese language study at an ANU partner institution in China. This is a short-term (three weeks) in-country course where students will learn in China. Students undertaking this course will engage in intensive Chinese language study (Mandarin) at an ANU partner university in China. The course is offered for a range of Chinese language proficiency levels and aims to provide: 1. introductory course to new language learners; 2. an opportunity for improvement for continuing language learners; 3. extended instruction for advanced language learners. Students enrolled in this course will not only have the opportunity to learn the language, but also to develop their awareness of the Chinese culture and society. Entry into this course is available through a competitive application process.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Learning outcomes will vary depending on the level of language instruction that individual student undertakes.
- Students taking this course are required to attend all the classes and participate in all the outside-class cultural activities as well as successfully complete all the intensive course requirement at the host university in China. (null) [LO null]
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This course is offered through intensive delivery in non-standard academic sessions. Students will receive an 'EE' result for this course and have credit allocated to their degree on successful completion of the study at the host institution.
Students will be required to complete 75 class hours plus a minimum of 30 hours of extra curriculum cultural activities in three weeks at the ANU partner university in China.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Prescribed TextsTextbooks have been developed by the host university.
Students are required to participate in a competitive selection process to gain access to this course. Click http://anu-au-sa.terradotta.com/ for more information.
Please note that in 2019 this course will only be available to first year Chinese language students. For full eligibility requirements, please click the link above.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Assumed KnowledgeNo prior knowledge of Chinese language is required for the students taking this course at beginners' level. For those who have studied Chinese at ANU or elsewhere, they will be placed into different classes through placement test upon the arrival of students in China.
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 to 12 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.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
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