BA Chinese and East Asian Religions and Cultures
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- engage in everyday conversation, write basic sentences and read simple texts in Chinese;- acquire academic and practical knowledge of contemporary China or Taiwan;- develop personal independence, self-confidence, and the social and interpersonal skills required by group life.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- Oral, written and practical skills in Chinese;- The organisation of life and study in China or Taiwan;- Inter-personal skills required to operate in Chinese or Taiwanese society- The ability to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;- Skills necessary for the communication of information;- Skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility and decision making
Achievement will be assessed (on a Pass/Fail basis) by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomesspecified for the residence abroad and will include:- Continuous assessment in language and disciplinary modules by the host institution in China or Taiwan;- Assessment of a research report undertaken during the course of the year abroad in China or Taiwan;- Submission of a satisfactory log-book kept during the course of the year abroad.