Advanced Chinese Studies A (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.

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1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week


classwork (equivalent to 1000wds) (10%), in-class tests (equivalent to 1000wds) (40%), 1xpresentation based on research project (equivalent to 500wds) (20%), 1xessay resulting from research project (equivalent to 2500wds) (30%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CHNS3604 or Distinction in CHNS3602. (Note: students who have earned a Distinction in CHNS3602 will be permitted to take this subject either with or instead of Chinese 4A).


HSC: Chinese Background Speakers

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