Bachelor of Chinese Language and Business Studies

Why study the Bachelor of Chinese Language and Business Studies at UNE?

This course has been designed to create contemporary professionals with a solid grounding in the core business fields of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Organisational Development, Management and Marketing needed for organisational survival and success. This business expertise is combined with an equal component of Chinese Language (Mandarin) and Chinese culture units to prepare students for a career conducting business in or with China. This unique combination of business, language and culture will also prepare you to take on a role as a future manager with leadership responsibilities and provide you with a valuable qualification in the Asian business world.

Please note: some Core Units are only offered off-campus.

Career Opportunities

Business positions with/in China, Small and large business management, marketing, financial management, government agencies, consulting, foreign affairs.

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

3 Years Full-time
Up to 10 years Part-time

FEES

CSP
International

2012 ATAR / OP

New Course

2013 STUDY OPTIONS
Armidale

Trimester 1, Off Campus
Trimester 1, On Campus

Official Abbreviation BChinLangBusSt
Course Type Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 074876B
Commencing
Responsible Campus Admission Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Off Campus
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Course Duration
  • 3 Years Full-time
  • Up to 10 years Part-time
Fees CSP / International
Total Credit Points 144
Benefits

There is an option, after completing the three year course, for students to enrol in a fourth year, Bachelor of Advanced Chinese Language and Business Studies which involves 12 months at a UNE partner in China allowing students to immerse themselves in Chinese society. For more informaton about the 'Advanced' course see separate course entry.

How to Apply

New domestic students to UNE apply to study on campus through UAC

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Former or current domestic UNE students apply to study on or off campus direct to UNE

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International students apply direct to UNE through International Marketing and Pathways

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Intensive Schools

Mandatory intensive schools may be a requirement of some of the units in this course. See Unit Catalogue for specific requirements.

Entry Requirements

A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Rule Undergraduate Policy).

No prerequisite knowledge is required although it is assumed that candidates will have the equivalent of any two units of English.

Recommended Studies: Mathematics for some units in the economics, finance and quantitative areas.

International students must meet the University's English Language Requirements for Admission Rule.

Advanced Standing

Advanced standing may be granted in accordance with the Advanced Standing Policy.

Academic Colours

Peacock blue (BCC 120)

Further Information

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These course rules & plans are ONLY to be used if you commenced, transferred or changed versions in the Bachelor of Chinese Language and Business Studies in 2013.

Admission to Candidature

A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Rule Undergraduate Policy).

International students must meet the University's English language requirements.

Advanced Standing

Candidates are referred to the University Policy on Advanced Standing.

Period of Candidature

The period of candidature shall be:
(a) three years as a full-time candidate;
(b) up to ten years as a part-time candidate.

Course Requirements

To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 144 credit points with not more than 60 credit points at 100-level and at least 36 credit points at 300-level or above.

Program of Study

Candidates shall complete an approved program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:

Course Structure Credit Points
Core Units 108 cps
Listed Units 24 cps
Elective Units 12 cps
Total 144 cps

To view the complete Program of Study click here

Award of Degree

Candidates who meet the course requirements shall be awarded the Bachelor of Chinese Language and Business Studies.

Improper Conduct

Candidates are referred to the Student Coursework Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct Rules.

Course Aims

To equip students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to operate in a socially responsible way in both the Chinese and Australian business contexts.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a solid grounding in the core business fields of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Organisational Development, Management and Marketing needed for organisational survival and success;
  2. demonstrate an advanced level of communicative competence in Chinese in all four communication skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) with a level of accuracy and appropriateness acceptable to a sympathetic native speaker of Chinese;
  3. respond effectively to the challenges of the ever-changing global business environment in a socially responsible way; and
  4. take on a role as a future manager with leadership responsibilities for creating a more inclusive and sustainable global economy.
Graduate Attributes
Knowledge of a Discipline

Demonstrate a solid grounding in, and critical engagement with, the core business fields of accounting, economics, finance, organisational development, management and marketing.

Communication Skills

Utilise various and appropriate presentation and delivery styles to communicate effectively with professionals, peers, clients in Chinese and English.

Global Perspectives

Demonstrate an awareness of the Chinese business context and be able to respond effectively to the ever changing global business environment in a socially responsible way.

Information Literacy

Draw on a range of technologies in order to identify, organise, evaluate and analyse information and to use these skills to adapt to emerging technologies and changing work contexts. Graduates will understand the broader social context of information and develop their competency through the examination of real-world scenarios.

Life-Long Learning

Draw on the knowledge and skills developed through the 'real-world' grounding of the course to identify problems and formulate and monitor solutions in complex situations, in socially responsible and adaptive ways. Graduates will be prepared for self-directed adaptation through an approach that emphasises social responsibility as a key value.

Problem Solving

Engage in self directed learning, both independently and cooperatively, to respond to complex, unfamiliar and unexpected challenges in ways that contribute both to their personal career and business situation, as well as to society more generally.

Social Responsibility

Demonstrate an appreciation and consideration of social and ethical responsibilities and to identify ethical and socially responsible courses of action to contribute both to the professional and the wider society in a changing local and international context. The course prepares graduates to become valued corporate citizens or leaders working to create a more inclusive and sustainable global economy.

Team Work

Work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary context to effectively operate as part of a team to achieve common goals. Graduates will utilise the skills and knowledge developed through the 'real-world' focus of the course to operate as an effective team member and future manager with leadership responsibilities.

How to Apply

Domestic Students

New domestic students to UNE apply to study on campus through UAC

For more information, click here

Former or current domestic UNE students apply to study on or off campus direct to UNE

For more information, click here

International Students

International students apply direct to UNE through International Marketing and Pathways

For more information, click here