Chinese major

Study Chinese at Deakin and diversify your employment opportunities with a world-power language.

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Postgraduate degrees
Graduate Certificate of Media and CommunicationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of Media and CommunicationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of CommunicationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of ArtsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of ArtsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

Standard Chinese, commonly known as Mandarin Chinese, is a major language of the world. It is the official language in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan and Singapore and widely used in community groups in Hong Kong, South-East Asia, North America and Australia.
Students studying Chinese are encouraged to select complementary units in Asian Studies in order to gain a sound background knowledge of the cultural, geopolitical and historical issues relevant to the regions where Chinese is spoken. Chinese is available at beginners, post-level 12 and advanced (background speaker) levels.

Learn from the best

Deakin staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Chinese is one of the five official languages of the United Nations and China is Australia's biggest trading partner. In-country language programs are available to students undertaking a major sequence in Chinese.



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