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Chinese Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Richmond, VA, United States
Chinese Studies from University of Richmond aims to build language competency in spoken and written Chinese and to provide interdisciplinary exposure to Chinese history, politics, literature, and art. 
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Overview

Chinese Studies from University of Richmond will open the way to different fields in Asia, enable you to communicate with Chinese speakers around the world.

Graduates with Chinese Studies from University of Richmond will:

  • gain a multi-faceted view of one of the world’s oldest civilizations.  
  • be firmly grounded in language and culture.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Intermediate Chinese

  • Myths and Parables in Chinese Literature and Film

  • Business Chinese

  • Modern East Asia 1600-1960

  • History and Memory: WWII in East Asia
  • Chinese Culture and Civilization
  • The Action Genre in East Asian Cinema
  • Revolution and Modernity in Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Cinema
  • Politics of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
  • International Relations of East Asia
  • Body/Sex in World Religious Literature
  • Religion and Literature
  • Chinese Revolutions
  • China Modern: 1900-1940

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates for admission must have a high school diploma (or recognized equivalent)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 16 units of secondary school coursework. Minimum requirements include four units in English, three in college preparatory mathematics (including Algebra I, II, and Geometry), and at least two each in history, laboratory science, and a second language (two units of the same language, including American Sign Language). 
  • SAT or ACT Test Requirements
  • Present evidence of academic achievements in the form of a high school transcript, which indicates that they have received, or are in the process of earning, a high school diploma. 
  • International students must present comparable evidence of academic achievement. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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