Chinese Studies

Errata
Item Change Date
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The session has changed for the following unit:

CHNS3680 Multilingualism in the Sinosphere Session: Semester 1 only

10/2/2016
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Chinese Studies

A major in Chinese Studies requires at least 36 senior credit points from this table including at least 24 senior credit points from language units of study of which 6 must be at 3000 level.

Junior units of study

Language
CHNS1101
Chinese 1A (For Beginners)
6    N CHNS1201 or CHNS1301 or CHNS1313 or CHNS1321, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Intensive January
Semester 1
Summer Main
CHNS1102
Chinese 1B (For Beginners)
6    A One semester of Chinese at introductory level
P CHNS1101
N CHNS1302
Intensive February
Semester 2
CHNS1201
Chinese 1C (For Advanced Beginners)
6    A Native- or near-native fluency in a spoken Chinese language (e.g., Putonghua, Cantonese) combined with no, or very limited, knowledge of characters
N CHNS1101 or CHNS1301 or CHNS1313 or CHNS1321, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 1
CHNS1202
Chinese 1D (For Advanced Beginners)
6    A Native- or near-native fluency in a spoken Chinese language (e.g., putonghua, Cantonese) combined with full mastery (reading and writing) of about 400 to 500 characters and at least basic communicative skills in Putonghua
P CHNS1201
N CHNS1102 or CHNS1302 or CHNS1312 or CHNS1322, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 2
CHNS1303
Chinese for Background Speakers 1
6    P HSC Chinese (Background Speakers), or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese
N CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602
Semester 1
Summer Main
CHNS1304
Chinese for Background Speakers 2
6    P CHNS1303
N CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602
Semester 2
Culture
CHNS1600
The Chinese Language, Present and Past
6    P CHNS1101 or CHNS1201
C CHNS1102 or CHNS1202 or CHNS2602
N CHNS2111 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2903 or CHNS2904 or CHNS1313 or CHNS1314, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 2
CHNS1601
Understanding Contemporary China
6    N ASNS1101
Semester 1

Senior units of study

Language
CHNS2601
Chinese 2A (Lower Intermediate)
6    A One year (approx. 5 hours per week for 26 weeks) of Chinese at introductory level
P CHNS1102
N CHNS2101
Intensive July
Semester 1
CHNS2602
Chinese 2B (Lower Intermediate)
6    A Sound intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese, including full mastery of about 1000 characters (preferably full-form).
P CHNS2601 or CHNS2101
N HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Intensive December
Semester 2
CHNS2611
Classical Chinese A
6    P CHNS1102 or CHNS1202 or CHNS2602 or CHNS3602 or CHNS3604 or CHNS2102 or CHNS3104 or CHNS2204
N HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 1
CHNS2612
Classical Chinese B
6    P CHNS2611 or CHNS2111 or HSC Chinese for Background Speakers, or CHNS1313 or CHNS2903
N CHNS2112 or CHNS2904 or CHNS1314
Semester 2
CHNS3601
Chinese 3A (Upper Intermediate)
6    A Two years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese
P CHNS2602 or CHNS1202
N HSC Chinese Background Speakers, CHNS3103
Semester 1
CHNS3602
Chinese 3B (Upper Intermediate)
6    A Two and a half years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese
P CHNS3601 or CHNS3103
N CHNS3104, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 2
CHNS3603
Chinese 4A (Advanced)
6    P CHNS1202 or CHNS3602 or CHNS3104
N CHNS2203, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 1
CHNS3604
Chinese 4B (Advanced)
6    P CHNS3603 or CHNS2203
N CHNS2204, HSC Chinese Background Speakers
Semester 2
CHNS3605
Chinese 5A (Upper Advanced)
6    P CHNS3604 or Distinction in CHNS3602
N HSC Chinese for Background Speakers


Note: students who have earned a Distinction in CHNS3602 will be permitted to take this subject either with or instead of Chinese 4A
Semester 1
CHNS3606
Chinese Studies 5B (Higher Advanced)
6    P CHNS3605 or Distinction in CHNS3603


Note: students who have earned a Distinction in CHNS3603 Chinese 4A (Advanced) will be permitted to take this subject either with or instead of CHNS3604 Chinese 4B (Advanced)
Semester 2
CHNS3607
Chinese Buddhist Texts
6    P CHNS2612 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2904
Semester 1
CHNS3610
Chinese Translation
6    P (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or CHNS3604 or CHNS3612
Semester 1
CHNS3611
Chinese for Specific Purposes 1
6    P CHNS3602 or CHNS3604
N CHNS3605 or CHNS3606
Semester 1
CHNS3612
Chinese for Specific Purposes 2
6    P CHNS3611
N CHNS3606, CHNS3605
Semester 2
Culture
CHNS2011
Religion and Martial-Arts Fiction
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Chinese Studies
Semester 2
CHNS2613
Communication and Social Change in China
6    P (12 Junior credit points of Chinese Studies) or (12 Junior credit points of Asian Studies)
Semester 1
CHNS2614
Understanding News About China
6    P (12 Junior credit points of Chinese Studies) or (12 Junior credit points of Asian Studies)
C CHNS1601
Semester 2
CHNS2641
Reading Chinese Philosophy
6    P CHNS1102 or CHNS1202 or CHNS2602
N CHNS3641
Semester 2
CHNS3621
Case Studies in Chinese Translation
6    P CHNS1304 or CHNS3605 or CHNS3610
Semester 2
CHNS3633
Lu Xun and China's Modern Literature
6    P (12 Senior credit points of Chinese Studies) or (12 Senior credit points of Asian Studies) or (6 Senior credit points in ICLS)
Semester 1
CHNS3634
Gender in Chinese Literature
6    P (12 Senior credit points from Chinese Studies) or (12 Senior credit points from Asian Studies)
Semester 2
CHNS3639
Chinese Cinema
6    P 12 Senior credit points from Chinese Studies
Semester 2
CHNS3640
Readings in Traditional Chinese History
6    P (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612)
N CHNS3561


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Classical Chinese
Semester 2
CHNS3641
Readings in Early Chinese Thought

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (CHNS1600 and CHNS1601) or (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612)
N CHNS3551 or CHNS3451


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 2
CHNS3645
Classical Chinese Prose
6    P (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612)
N CHNS3547 or CHNS3447


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
CHNS3646
Classical Chinese Fiction
6    P (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612)
N CHNS3543 or CHNS3443


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program. Prerequisites: Good grounding in Classical Chinese.
Semester 2
CHNS3647
Classical Chinese Poetry
6    P (CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612)
N CHNS3441 or CHNS3541
Semester 2
CHNS3680
Multilingualism in the Sinosphere
6    P 6 Senior-Intermediate credit points in any of Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Linguistics or Education
Semester 1

In Country

CHNS2650
Chinese In-Country Study A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Prerequisites: At least a year of Modern Standard Chinese at tertiary level (or equivalent). The department recommends that students complete at least two semesters of Chinese prior to undertaking a full semester of in-country study. Native speakers of Chinese who can read Chinese fluently and seek special permission to undertake in-country study after first year must present a coherent academic rationale to the department.
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2651
Chinese In-Country Study B
6    C CHNS2650
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2652
Chinese In-Country Study C
6    C CHNS2651
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2653
Chinese In-Country Study D
6    C CHNS2652
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2654
Chinese In-Country Study E
6    C CHNS2653
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2655
Chinese In-Country Study F
6    C CHNS2654
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2656
Chinese In-Country Study G
6    C CHNS2655
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS2657
Chinese In-Country Study H
6    C CHNS2656
Semester 1
Semester 2

Electives

ASNS2618
Remaking Chinese Society, 1949-Present
6    A Students with no prior knowledge of modern Chinese history are encouraged to read an introductory textbook (e.g., Edwin E. Moise. Modern China: A History. Second edition. Longman, 1994) before the start of the semester.
P 12 Junior credit points from Table A
N ASNS2118
Semester 1
ASNS3618
Popular China

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P (12 Senior credit points of Asian Studies) or (12 Senior credit points of Chinese Studies) or (12 senior credit points of Anthropology)
Semester 2
ICLS2111
Essentials of Language Learning
6    P 12 Junior credit points


This unit of study is available only to student enrolled in the Diploma of Language Studies
Semester 1

Honours

CHNS4011
Chinese Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS4012
Chinese Honours B
12    C CHNS4011
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS4013
Chinese Honours C
12    C CHNS4012
Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNS4014
Chinese Honours D
12    C CHNS4013
Semester 1
Semester 2