Chinese 5A (Upper Advanced) (CHNS3605)


This unit is designed for advanced learners and near native speakers of the Chinese language. It emphasizes analysis and discussions in Chinese on topics that reflect aspects of modern Chinese society, culture and politics. Students will gain practice in independent library-based research through associated research project and Essay work.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week


2x 750wd in-class test (40%), 1x500wd Oral Presentation (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (30%), Tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


CHNS3604 or Distinction in CHNS3602


HSC Chinese for Background Speakers

Additional Information

Note: students who have earned a Distinction in CHNS3602 will be permitted to take this subject either with or instead of Chinese 4A

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.