• Code CHIN2525
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Chinese
  • Areas of interest Language Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Fengyuan Ji
    • Yan Yan Wang
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Winter Session 2024
    See Future Offerings

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. 

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Learning outcomes will vary depending on the level of language instruction that individual student undertakes.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with CHIN6526

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Textbooks have been developed by the host university.

Preliminary Reading

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 Knowledge

No 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.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 to 12 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $680 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $880 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

ANU utilises MyTimetable to enable students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time. Find out more on the Timetable webpage.

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6392 17 Jun 2024 17 Jun 2024 05 Jul 2024 12 Jul 2024 In Person N/A

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