Degree Program
BA in Chinese Language and Literature
2015-04-30 Source: Guangdong University of Finance of International Education

Duration: 4 years
Teaching Language: Chinese
Time of Enrollment: September
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Art

This 4 year program provides academic education for foreigners and non-native speakers of Chinese, intends to improve their Chinese communication skills, professional Chinese knowledge and skills, understanding of Chinese culture and Chinese national condition, and to prepare students for future careers such as Chinese teachers, interpreters and specialized commercial personnel.

1. Chinese Language and Culture
Provides courses focusing on Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, Educational Psychology and teaching skills. After graduation students can engage in Chinese teaching, tourism, diplomacy, translation, journalism, etc.
2. Business Chinese
Based on the economic characteristics of the Guangdong region, integrated with the economic content of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, the courses cultivate language skills and professional skills in secretary, management, public relations, program planning, and business activities.

The first two years:
Elementary and Intermediate Chinese, Listening and Speaking, Extensive Reading and Basic Composition, etc.Starting from the third year, two majors are available:
1. Major in Chinese Language and Culture:
Advanced Comprehensive Course, Advanced Conversational Chinese, Chinese Composition, Modern Chinese Language, Basic Classical Chinese Language, Modern Chinese Literature, Ancient Chinese Literature, Introduction to Literature, History of Chinese Literature, Introduction to Second Language Teaching, Educational Psychology and other selective courses.
2. Major in Business Chinese:
Senior Integrated Chinese, Advanced Spoken Chinese, Elementary Writing, Modern Chinese, Basic Ancient Chinese, Introduction to Secretarial Science, Secretarial Writing, Business Writing, Public Relations, Secretarial Etiquette, Secretarial Practice, Secretarial File Management, Introduction to Business Practices, Management, Management, International Trade and other selective courses.

Graduation qualification:
1.  Attaining all the compulsory credits.
2.  Passing the dissertation.
3.  Obtaining HSK7 for graduation diploma and HSK8 for Bachelor of Arts.
Admission Requirements:
For admissions, you must:
1. Be a non-Chinese citizen with a valid passport.
2. Graduated from Senior high school or above. Provide a copy of official or notarized diploma certificate and transcripts of senior high school in English or Chinese (graduating students shall present letter of certification for graduation).
3. Chinese language proficiency: HSK level 4 or above.

Application documents:
Should include but not limited to:
l Application Form for International Students,
l Scanned personal information page of passport,
l Scanned official or notarized diploma and transcripts of highest level of education(in Chinese or English),
l Certificate of language proficiency (HSK, TOEFL/IELTS).

Application Deadline:
June 30
(Note: Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by this date every year for courses starting in Semester 1st.)

Fees and Charges:
Registration fee: 400RMB.
Tuition fee: 18,000RMB per year.
Accommodation fee: 8,000RMB per year.