Chinese Language Major

Bachelor of Arts, 3 years full-time, Parkville. CRICOS code: 002167E

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Students who complete this major will:

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of Chinese language, culture and society, relative to their entry level
  • Develop a capacity to combine knowledge of the Chinese language with other disciplines.
  • Gain knowledge of the social and cultural diversity of China and develop the skills to work with people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Gain the ability to set goals and manage time and priorities and work effectively both independently and in groups.

Course Description

Offered by the Asia Institute

By taking the Chinese language, you can learn about the history and contemporary culture of one of Australia’s most important trade and cultural partners. As a Chinese speaker, you have access to many employment opportunities around the world. You will be placed in an appropriate class level according to your ability and background in the language. 


  • International trade
  • Diplomacy
  • Multinational business
  • Translation
  • Teaching
  • Communications

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