Study in China

 

City wall. © Isabel Tasker 2013. Used with permission.

Opportunities for Language Study in China

When learning a language there is no substitute for in-country experience. To be surrounded by people speaking the language you're learning, to engage with the culture every day, and to have to use your language skills to make yourself understood and get things done, is an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience which is invaluable for enriching your understanding of Chinese life and culture, growing your language proficiency and developing your confidence. UNE recommends that students of Chinese incorporate a period of immersion study in China in their degree, and we offer opportunities for doing this for periods ranging from 4 weeks to one or two semesters.

Depending on the course you are enrolled in, you may be required to undertake some in-country language study, or else it may be an option available to you. Either way, it will be a valuable experience on many levels – personal, educational, and professional.

Explore the possibilities below and follow to links to find out more.

Short term study in China

Students who have successfully completed CHIN102 at UNE have the opportunity to participate in an intensive immersion course at our Chinese partner university in the historic city of Xi'an for 4 weeks or 8 weeks during the Trimester 3 period. This is highly recommended as a way to make your Chinese study come alive, consolidate your first-year learning, and make leaps and bounds in your listening and speaking abilities! [read more]

Long term study in China

Students who have successfully completed CHIN202 at UNE have the opportunity to participate in intensive immersion course at our Chinese partner university for 1 or 2 trimesters. This is highly recommended as a way to build on your Chinese study at UNE and raise your proficiency to a new level of communicative ability. More information about these courses will be available in the near future.