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BA Chinese and East Asian Religions and Cultures

Year 2

Learning outcomes

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 outcomes
specified 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.


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