China Studies

Students Commencing in 2014
Degree information

Information for 2013
Degree information

Information for 2014

Master of China Studies
Graduate Diploma in China Studies
Graduate Certificate in China Studies

Candidates for the Master of China Studies must complete 96 credit points, including 6 credit points of foundational units of study, 18 credit points of core advanced units of study, 12 credit points of methods units of study, 24 credit points of language units of study and 24 credit points of capstone units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in China Studies must complete 48 credit points, including a 6 credit point foundational units of study, 18 credit points of core advanced units of study, 12 credit points of methods units of study and 12 credit points of language units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in China Studies must complete 24 credit points, including a foundational unit, a core advance unit, a methods unit and a language unit of study.

Specialisations
The Graduate Certificate in China Studies is available in the following specialisations;
History - Law - Society

The Graduate Dipoma in/Master of China Studies is available in the following specialisations;
Business - Health - History - Law - Politics - Society

Completion of a specialisation is a requirement of the Graduate course. Candidates wishing to transfer between specialisations should contact the course coordinator.

Foundation Unit of Study
Semester 1
CHSC6901 Fundamentals of China Studies

Core Advanced Units of Study
Semester 1
CHSC6903 Chinese Society
CHSC6904 Ancient Chinese History
GOVT6111 Chinese PoliticsSemester 2
CHSC6906 Health in China
CHSC6907 Modern Chinese History

Units offered in intensive mode
LAWS6857 Introduction to Chinese Law (May intensive)
CEMS6006 Chinese Institutions and Business (October intensive)

Methods Core Units of Study
PUBH 5500 - Introducing Qualitative Health Research and
MEDF 5005 - Health Research and Ethics are only available to students taking the Health specialisation.


Semester 1
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research
PUBH5500 Advanced Qualitative Health Research
MEDF5005 Health Research Methods and Ethics

Semester 2
MEDF5005 Health Research Methods and Ethics

Language Units of Study
Unless students can display high levels of both English and Chinese language proficiency they are required to complete at least 24 credit points from the following language units of study.

Units available in semesters 1 and 2
ASNS6010 Asian Language Acquisition 1
ASNS6011 Asian Language Acquisition 2
ASNS6012 Asian Language Acquisition 3
ASNS6013 Asian Language Acquisition 4
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates

Semester 1
ENGL6946 Writing in Professional Contexts A

Semester 2
ENGL6962 Writing in Professional Contexts B

China Studies Elective Units of Study
Semester 1
CHSC6903 Chinese Society
CHSC6904 Ancient Chinese History
CISS6016 Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
GOVT6111 Chinese Politics
IBUS6019 Strategy and Emerging Markets
IBUS6020 Enterprise Management in China

Semester 2
CHSC6906 Health in China
CHSC6907 Modern Chinese History
CLAW6030 China’s Legal Environment for Business
IBUS6019 Strategy and Emerging Markets
IBUS6020 Enterprise Management in China
MECO6929 Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts

Units taught in intensive mode
LAWS6001 Chinese Laws and Chinese Legal Systems (Nov intensive)
LAWS6091 Chinese International Taxation (May intensive)
LAWS6852 Doing Business in China (Aug intensive)
LAWS6857 Introduction to Chinese Law (May intensive)

Extra Elective Units Available to Students in the Health Specialisation
Semester 2
MIPH5117 Global Non-Communicable Disease Control

Units taught in intensive mode
PUBH5414 Public Health Advocacy (Sep intensive)
PUBH5415 Injury Prevention (Oct intensive)

Capstone units of study

History Stream
CHSC6201 Ancient Chinese History Dissertation 1A
CHSC6202 Ancient Chinese History Dissertation 1B
CHSC6203 Ancient Chinese History Dissertation 2
or
CHSC6219 Modern Chinese History Dissertation 1A
CHSC6220 Modern Chinese History Dissertation 1B
CHSC6221 Modern Chinese History Dissertation 2

Business Stream
CHSC6204 Business in China Dissertation 1A
CHSC6205 Business in China Dissertation 1B
CHSC6206 Business in China Dissertation 2

Law Stream
CHSC6207 Chinese Law Dissertation 1A
CHSC6208 Chinese Law Dissertation 1B
CHSC6209 Chinese Law Dissertation 2

Politics Stream
CHNS6210 Chinese Politics Dissertation 1A
CHNS6211 Chinese Politics Dissertation 1B
CHNS6212 Chinese Politics Dissertation 2

Society Stream
CHSC6213 Chinese Society Dissertation 1A
CHSC6214 Chinese Society Dissertation 1B
CHSC6215 Chinese Society Dissertation 2

Health Stream
CHSC6216 Health in China Dissertation 1A
CHSC6217 Health in China Dissertation 1B
CHSC6218 Health in China Dissertation 2


Information for 2013

Master of China Studies
Graduate Diploma in China Studies
Graduate Certificate in China Studies

Candidates for the Master of China Studies must complete 96 credit points, including 6 credit points of foundational units of study, 18 credit points of core advanced units of study, 12 credit points of methods units of study, 24 credit points of language units of study and 24 credit points of capstone units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in China Studies must complete 48 credit points, including a 6 credit point foundational units of study, 18 credit points of core advanced units of study, 12 credit points of methods units of study and 12 credit points of language units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in China Studies must complete 24 credit points, including a foundational unit, a core advance unit, a methods unit and a language unit of study

Foundational Unit of Study
Semester 1
CHSC6901 Fundamentals of China Studies

Core Advanced Units of Study
Semester 1
CHSC6903 Chinese Society
CHSC6904 Ancient Chinese History
GOVT6111 Chinese Politics

Intensive - May
LAWS6857 Introduction to Chinese Law

Semester 2
CHSC6907 Modern Chinese History

Methods Units of Study
'PUBH 5500 - Introducing Qualitative Health Research' and 'MEDF 5005 - Health Research and Ethics' are only available to students taking the Health specialisation.

Semester 1
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research
MEDF5005 Health Research Methods and Ethics

Intensive - March
PUBH5500 Advanced Qualitative Health Research

Semester 2
SCLG6918 Introductory Quantitative Methods
MEDF5005 Health Research Methods and Ethics

Language Units of Study
Unless Masters students can display high levels of both English and Chinese language proficiency they are required to complete at least 24 credit points from the following language units of study.

Two further Asian Language acquisition units, ASNS 6012 and ASNS 6013, will be on offer from 2014

Semester 1
ASNS6010 Asian Language Acquisition 1
ASNS6011 Asian Language Acquisition 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ENGL6946 Communication in Professional Contexts A

Semester 2
ASNS6010 Asian Language Acquisition 1
ASNS6011 Asian Language Acquisition 2
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ENGL6962 Communication in Professional Contexts B

China Studies elective units of study
Semester 1
CHSC6903 Chinese Society
CHSC6904 Ancient Chinese History
CHSC6908 Chinese Economic Institutions
CISS6016 Chinese Foreign and Security Policy
CLAW6029 Concepts of Chinese Taxation
CLAW6030 China's Legal Environment for Business
IBUS6019 Strategy and Emerging Markets

Semester 2
CHSC6906 Health in China
CHSC6907 Modern Chinese History
IBUS6019 Strategy and Emerging Markets
MECO6929 Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts

Units offered in intensive mode outside usual Semesters
LAWS6091 Chinese International Taxation
LAWS6154 Sustainable Development Law in China
LAWS6852 Doing Business in China
LAWS6857 Introduction to Chinese Law

Shanghai Winter School unit - please contact Shanghai Winter School directly
LAWS6001 Chinese Laws and Chinese Legal Systems

Extra electives only available to students in the Health Specialisation
Semester 2
PUBH5113 International Health
MIPH5117 Global Non-Communicable

Offered in intensive mode
PUBH5414 Public Health Advocacy
PUBH5415 Injury Prevention

Capstone units of study
The capstone or dissertation units of study available to Master of China Studies students will be on offer, in all specialisations, in 2014.