Intensive Chinese Program: China

Subject CHIN30004 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Approximately 70 hours of language classes at a university in China commencing in December 2008/January 2009 prior to Chinese New Year
Total Time Commitment: Not available

CHIN10014/CHIN20002/CHIN30021 Chinese 2B or CHIN10008/CHIN20019/CHIN30017 Chinese 2F is the minimum level required. Students must have completed two semesters of study of Chinese at the University of Melbourne in order to obtain credit for this subject.

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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


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Subject Overview:

This subject is intended to provide an in-country study experience for those students who are unable to study overseas for the longer period of time required by the University's exchange programme. Students will experience Chinese culture and society at first hand while intensively practising their language skills.

  • have an increased ability to function in an intercultural context.

  • have greater knowledge of intercultural communication practices.


A 2-hour written examination 50%. 45-minute listening comprehension test 20% and a 10-minute oral test 30% (all due in the final week). Students are required to have a minimum of 90% class attendance and achieve a pass in all tests set by the host university.

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Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have the adaptability to cope with a different learning regimen.

  • have increased levels of cross-cultural awareness.


Special conditions apply. See the Institute for details. Strict enrolment deadlines apply to this subject. The subject dates and HECS/course fee census date for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject. Previously available as 110-226 Intensive Chinese Program: China. Students who have completed 110-226 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Chinese)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Chinese
Chinese Language
Chinese Language Major

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