University of Canterbury

College of Arts



Christchurch, Canterbury 8041

New Zealand

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

BA(Hons): Bachelor of Arts with Honours (equivalent to first year of Masters programme); ;MA: Master of Arts, GradDipArts: Graduate Diploma in Arts, PhD: Doctor of Philosophy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Canterbury's programmes in Foreign Languages and Linguistics are ranked first in New Zealand (The NZ Government's Tertiary Education Commission's latest Performance Based Research Fund quality assessment). Graduates of the Chinese Programme are well qualified for positions in sectors such as tourism, diplomatic service, teaching, and international business. The five major areas of research in the Programme are classical Chinese literature and culture, contemporary Chinese popular culture and related sub-areas (including Chinese film), Chinese philosophy and religion, contemporary Chinese political culture, and Chinese linguistics.

Please note that international students only pay domestic fees for study at PhD level.

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