• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The BA China Studies programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University offers two pathways depending on your career goals. If you are interested in teaching the Chinese language, you can choose the 'Teaching Chinese as an International Language' pathway. If you are interested in the study and application of the social sciences, including teaching, you can choose the 'Contemporary China Studies' pathway.

All students study the same modules in Years One and Two, allowing you to establish your strengths and interests before selecting your pathway for Years Three and Four.

Career

Graduates from this programme pursue careers in a diverse range of organisations and companies looking to link with China in fields such as international business, economics, financial services, government, diplomacy, journalism, education, development and non-governmental organisations. The programme also offers you a solid foundation for pursuing further study in the humanities and social sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
      • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Three or four years.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Classical Chinese 
  • China: Culture, Language and Communication
  • Teaching Chinese as an International Language 
  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Pedagogical Chinese Grammar
  • International China
  • China: Family and Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    62

    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:

    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.

General Requirements

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RMB 88,000 per academic year

Living costs for Suzhou

  • 3000 - 5500 CNY/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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