Chinese Studies - Arts (BA (Hons))

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
EU 3000

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 3000

All study options

About Chinese Studies - Arts at University College Cork

Overview

Chinese Studies combines the study of Chinese language with various disciplines to develop your interest in and knowledge of the history, culture, economy, politics, religion and philosophy of China. It will provide you with exciting opportunities in study, research and careers.

Chinese Studies is available as a subject through the Arts and Arts (International) programmes. In the BA International Degree, you study the language more intensely through the option of spending Year 3 at one of our partner universities in China.

You also have the option to take Chinese Studies as a sole subject in Year 1 and as a minor subject in Years 2 and 3.

Course Details

Year 1 Modules:

CH1000An Introduction to Chinese Culture and Society (5 credits);

CH1001Chinese Language (Mandarin) (10 credits)

Year 2 Modules:

Chinese Language (Mandarin); An Introduction to Business in China;A Continuous Revolution – China in the 20th Century; Chinese Politics & Society; Popular Culture in East Asia

Year 3*/4 Modules:

Chinese Language; Dissertation; Readings in Contemporary Chinese Culture & Current Affairs; Ethnicity, Class & Gender in China; Sport, Culture & Chinese Society - A Comparative Studyplus credits from the chosen Arts module continued from Second Arts (International)

See the College Calendar for further information on the Programme and the Book of Modules for Chinese Studies for further information on modules.

*BA International students will spend third year studying at a University in China. They will return to complete Year 4 in UCC.

Fact File

Course Code: CK101(minor), CK108 (major)

Course Title: Arts

Subject Title: Chinese Studies

College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Teaching Mode: Full-time

Qualifications: BA (Hons)

NFQ Level: Level 8

Costs: Full-time EU/EEA/Swiss State undergraduate students may be exempt from paying tuition fees. The State will pay the tuition fees for students who satisfy the Free Fees Criteria. In 2016/17 the Student Contribution Charge will be EUR 3,000 and the Capitation Fee will be EUR 165.

2017 Entry Requirements: Refer to CK101, CK108

Entry Points: CK101: 350 in 2015. CK108: 475 in 2015

Course Practicalities

Expected lecture hours:Lectures in UCC take place from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm, for a maximum of 15 hours per week.

Chinese language textbooks may cost around EUR 20 each.

Assessment

Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment including essays/course work, Chinese language tests, Classroom presentations.

All modules must be passed with a pass mark of 40%. Every module has a different assessment. For more information, please see the Book of Modules.

Application Procedure

Refer to CK101and CK108. First year students choose Arts subjects when registering.

Further Contact Information

Ms Catherine Sullivan

Administrator

School of Asian Studies

T: 00353 21 4903260

E: c.sullivan@ucc.ie

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEU 3000International course feesEUR 3000

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: Full-time EU/EEA/Swiss State undergraduate students may be exempt from paying tuition fees. The State will pay the tuition fees for students who satisfy the Free Fees Criteria. In 2016/17 the Student Contribution Charge will be EUR 3,000 and the Capitation Fee will be EUR 165.

2017 Entry Requirements: Refer to CK101, CK108

Entry Points: CK101: 350 in 2015. CK108: 475 in 2015

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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