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Field of Study

Chinese

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

This major focuses on learning Chinese, one of the world’s oldest languages.

Specialist compulsory courses cover language studies, applied linguistics or cultural studies, allowing you to focus on what you’re most interested in.

You'll complete an honours thesis with one-one-one supervision, and gain first-hand experience in developing a research question, writing a literature review, applying methodology and preparing a written thesis.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • International marketing specialist
  • Foreign media correspondent
  • Intelligence officer
  • Chinese translator/interpreter

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Research experience
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • General Research Methods
  • Advanced Chinese Language
  • Special Topics in Chinese Cultural Studies
  • Concepts in Applied Linguistics

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