Postgraduate Chinese A

Subject 110-492 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Chinese or Asian Studies, or to the Master of Asian Societies, or permission of the coordinator
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Prof D Holm
Subject Overview:

This subject will consist of two parts. The first part is a program of instruction in communicative language use; the second is a reading course and series of seminars on the use of Chinese language materials for research purposes. The level of study, content, and assessment of the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing. The reading course will provide students with extra training in the reading skills needed for postgraduate research, and resource skills in the use of a range of Western and Chinese-language dictionaries, reference works, bibliographies, and electronic databases.

Assessment: To be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion

Previously available as 110-524 Postgraduate Chinese A. Students who have completed 110-524 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Chinese)

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