• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Chinese Studies in Language
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, History, Asia Pacific Studies, Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Shengyu Fan
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    See Future Offerings

Taught entirely in Chinese in the Australian context, this course trains students in critical analysis and discussion of Chinese history and culture. Topics may include twentieth century Chinese history, cultural identity in contemporary China, and philosophical influences on Chinese culture. The goal of the course is to engage with primary materials to develop independent research and academic writing skills. This course demonstrates a commitment to research-led teaching that emphasises global citizenship, multiculturalism and the importance of multilingual academic inquiry.

Learning Outcomes

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

On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Discuss and present on topics of Chinese history and culture
2. Analyse themes in the materials under study and offer critical written responses
3. Make critical use of concepts and analytic tools from history and cultural studies to develop, review, and synthesise knowledge about Chinese history and culture
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the differences between Chinese and Western culture and society

Indicative Assessment

Oral Presentation (20%) (Learning Outcomes 1,2,3)
Written Exam (30%) (L O 1,2,3,4) 
Final Essay (40%)(L O 1,2,3)  
Quizzes (10%) (L O 1,2,3,4) 

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Workload

The workload for this course comprises three contact hours per week. It demands an average of four hours of tutorial preparation, including assigned readings, and review of lectures. The total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study. This course may be offered online or in person depending on the convenor’s availability.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHIN3025 or equivalent fluency of Chinese. This course is incompatible with CHST6211.

Prescribed Texts

Course materials will be provided on wattle.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must be able to read, write, and speak in modern standard Chinese (Mandarin) to succeed in this course. 

Majors

Minors

Fees

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:
1
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4430 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

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