Understanding Contemporary China (CHNS1601)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study introduces key topics essential to understanding contemporary Chinese society and culture, including geography and environment, recent social and political change, art, literature and cultural practice, population and economic structure, education systems and issues of gender and sexuality. As a foundational unit in Chinese studies, it assumes no background knowledge of China or the Chinese language. It will be taught in English with an interdisciplinary approach.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1xin-class test (30%), 1xClass presentation (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%) and Tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

ASNS1101

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.