Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject comprises a two-hour workshop and a one-hour seminar in topics on traditional Chinese culture and civilisation. Students gain an understanding of selected key texts of Chinese culture and civilisation, such as works of philosophy, poetry and narratives, within their historical context. Students acquire a basic understanding of traditional and modern Chinese culture and civilisation, and learn to appreciate the differences between classical and modern Chinese and culture. The subject is the continuation of CHI2/3CCT offered in first semester. It will focus more on the development of Chinese culture and civilisation in modern Chinese history.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHI3007 or CHI3ADB or CHI1AD6 or CHI2AD6 or CHI3AD6 or CHI2CCT or CHI3CCT or co-ordinator's approval.


Incompatible subjects CHI1DSB, CHI1DS2, CHI2DS2, CHI3DS2, CHI1AD6, CHI2AD6, CHI1006, CHI3AD6

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTaiwan Today (1999 extended edition)PrescribedTeng,S. & Sun,L.TUNGHAI UNIVERSITY 1999.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
One 2-hour end of semester exam (2000 words equivalent)50
One oral presentation (500 words equivalent)15
One quiz (500 words equivalent)10
Two assignments (1000 words equivalent)25