Deakin University

Diploma of Chinese

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00113B

Whether you’re brushing up or starting from scratch with a whole new language, Deakin’s Diploma of Chinese is designed to sharpen your language skills and deepen your cultural understanding. By studying Chinese alongside your degree, you'll gain the linguistic skills, as well as the essential cultural, historical and social perspectives that will give you a leading edge in a range of exciting careers. Through this diploma, you'll learn communication skills in Chinese (Mandarin) and develop an understanding of the Chinese culture and ways of life. Gain fluency by taking part in activities across a range of topics focusing on grammar, lexicons, vocabulary and sentence structure. You’ll also learn about cultural, historical sociolinguistic and political dimensions of the societies and cultures that make up the Chinese speaking world.

Structure

8 credit points

Subjects

  • Chinese

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Melbourne Burwood No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

Further information

The Diploma of Chinese can be taken as a stand-alone course (part-time only) or may be undertaken concurrently with an approved undergraduate degree program at Deakin University or other tertiary institution.

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