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CHI3990 - Language Study Abroad Program

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Lijian Hong


Overseas Summer semester A 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit will allow first, second, third year or postgraduate students to complete the equivalent of one semester of Chinese language study in three weeks of intensive in-country study. The unit will be offered as part of the Monash Chinese in-country program, between November and January at the campus of Shanghai International Studies University, or Civil Aviation Management Institute of China, both institutions are in the Peoples Republic of China. Unit content will be equivalent to that of the corresponding unit at Monash, Clayton. The workload of this unit will be equivalent to that required for a 6-point on-campus unit at Monash.


Objectives of the Chinese Incountry Program units shall be similar to the equivalent Clayton-based Chinese Studies Program units.


Assessment criteria will differ in accordance with actual Chinese units studied in country. They will be similar to those of equivalent Chinese language units taught at Clayton Campus. Written and oral work will be assessed by Chinese language teaching staff of both Monash University and the Chinese host institutions.

Contact hours

60 hours over 3 weeks


A placement test and/or interview may be required


Equivalent Monash Chinese language unit