Short Term Exchange - Chinese Language Program - all levels: Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU)
This program offers Macquarie University Chinese Studies students the chance to undertake an intensive period of study at the renowned Beijing Language and Culture University in China. Completion of this residential short unit will allow students to gain credit towards their Chinese Studies major while experiencing life in a truly global city. In 2016-2017 eligible students may also receive a New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholarship to the value of $3,000.
Program Dates: 21 December 2016 - 24 January 2017
Program Credit: CHN165 or CHN265 or CHN365
Deadline: 11 September 2016
Places available: Four (4)
Type of program: Short Term Exchange
Length of Program: 1 month
Language of Instruction: Chinese
Accommodation: Students will be housed in international student housing provided by BLCU. Accommodation will be booked around the program dates. More information will be provided about accommodation to successful candidates.
More Information: BLCU’s program will see successful student applicants receive 20 hours per week of formal intensive Chinese language lessons. In addition there will be social and cultural activities. Two class periods will be held each weekday morning.
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- Not be a Chinese national
- Demonstrate a academic relevance of the program to the enrolled undergraduate degree
- Enrolled into an undergraduate degree at Macquarie
- Students must have minimum GPA of 2.0 at time of assessment
- Completed a minimum 12cp at time of assessment
- Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy
How to apply
Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.
Logistic Fee: Return airfare and any additional leisure travel undertaken.
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.
Program Costs: Standard cost of enrolment at Macquarie into the relevant CHN residential shell unit.
Further costings advice will be provided to successful applicants.
*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.
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This program offers Macquarie University Chinese Studies students the chance to undertake an intensive period of study at the renowned Beijing Language and Culture University in China. Completion of this residential short unit will allow students to gain credit towards their Chinese Studies major while experiencing life in a truly global city.
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, Exchange, Beijing, China
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