Griffith University

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language

Griffith University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 000609M

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

With a variety of majors and minors to choose from and the freedom to combine them to suit your interests, Griffith University's Bachelor of Arts gives you the power to create your own unique program to prepare for either a career in the global knowledge economy or for postgraduate study in your preferred area of research.

How to identify, process and synthesise information; to research across disciplinary boundaries; to think critically and constructively; to create and manage new knowledge and to communicate your ideas effectively are the core skills you will develop in the degree regardless of your chosen areas of study. As well, our commitment to international experience, work-integrated learning, social justice and environmental sustainability will ensure that in addition to preparation for a life of rewarding work, your experience in the program will equip you to be an informed and engaged citizen of the world.

In your final year, you will collaborate with your fellow BA students in a capstone course that will explore a real-world wicked problem with you and your peers cast as agents of change. You will also have the opportunity to complete an internship or work-based learning project or undertake study abroad, the kinds of complex undertakings that will ensure that you graduate with the maturity, experience, knowledge and skills that employers want.

MY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of our Bachelor of Arts, you will have flexible, broad-based skills in writing, analysis and synthesis of information, research and policymaking. With these transferable skills, you will be able to shift easily from one occupation or industry to another.

Chinese Language

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Those who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith to discuss the level at which to enroll.

You must complete following foundation course for the major:

  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A - 1084LHS
  • Additional Major Course (if commencing at Level 2)

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses (including at least 20 credit points of Level 3 courses):

  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B - 1085LHS
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2A - 2010LHS
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2B Enhanced - 2011LHS
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2B - 2063LHS
  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3A - 3010LHS
  • Chinese/English Business Interpreting 1 - 3012LHS
  • Chinese/English Business Interpreting 2 - 3013LHS

Other Major(s): Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Drama; History; Indigenous Studies; Islam-West Relations; Italian Language; Japanese Language; Journalism; Language in Society; Literary Studies; Modern Greek Language*; Politics and International Studies; Public Relations; Screen Studies; Security Studies; Sociology; Spanish Language.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 28,500 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
06 July 2020
26 October 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Griffith University

Gold Coast Campus
Parklands Drive Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 28,500 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
06 July 2020
26 October 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road
Brisbane Queensland 4111
Australia

Entry criteria

Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

Address

Griffith University
Gold Coast Campus
Parklands Drive Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia