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Monash University

Diploma in Languages (Chinese)

Course code: 2366 ~ Course abbreviation: DipLang(Chinese) ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 3-4 years part-time concurrent with a bachelors degree ~ Managing faculty: Arts

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Clayton - P/T only)

Course description

This course provides students with the opportunity to complete a major in Chinese language and culture while studying their primary undergraduate degree. Students acquire a grasp of Chinese language (ranging from beginners to advanced levels, including a stream for native speakers) while undertaking elective units that explore issues and concepts in relation to Chinese society and culture. These elective units are in the areas of cultural and literary studies, media studies and translation studies. The Chinese program also offers study abroad opportunities for students of all levels.

Course structure

Course requirements

This course requires students to complete a major (48 points) in Chinese. For a full outline of the units that must be taken, refer to the `Areas of study' section on the Arts faculty website at

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