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-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

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


Incompatible subjects CHI1CMT, CHI2CMT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsChina's culture heritagePrescribedHan, J.BEIJING LANGUAGE AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY 2000

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

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 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
Four class quizzes (500 words equivalent)20
One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)40
One essay on a topic drawn from Chinese civilisation (1500-words equivalent)40