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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 2021

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
Meet Hinano from Japan, studying a Bachelor of Arts in Australia
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Meet Hinano from Japan, studying a Bachelor of Arts in Australia

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Meet the expert: Communication with Associate Professor Nicholas Carah
Associate Professor Nicholas Carah

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Meet the expert: Communication with Associate Professor Nicholas Carah

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Meet the expert: Indigenous Studies with Professor Tracey Bunda
Tracey Bunda

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Meet the expert: Indigenous Studies with Professor Tracey Bunda

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How you'll learn

In 2022, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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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