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A Bachelor of Arts, or BA, is one of several undergraduate degree types. This degree is awarded to students who master a particular field of study, usually one related to the humanities, social sciences, or liberal arts. What is a BA in Chinese? A degree program in Chinese goes far beyond simply learning about verbal and written communication. It also teaches students the history, culture, and lit… Read more

A Bachelor of Arts, or BA, is one of several undergraduate degree types. This degree is awarded to students who master a particular field of study, usually one related to the humanities, social sciences, or liberal arts.

What is a BA in Chinese? A degree program in Chinese goes far beyond simply learning about verbal and written communication. It also teaches students the history, culture, and literature of China, allowing them to gain a comprehensive understanding of the country. The curriculum is composed of a wide variety of courses, including modern Chinese literature, Asian linguistics, and the history of Chinese civilization. Many programs also include practical courses such as business Chinese, which are designed to help students develop professional communication skills. Before receiving their degrees, students are expected to demonstrate a thorough understanding of both the Chinese language and culture.

As a formidable world power, China has a large influence on culture and the global economy, and many companies have strong ties with the country. Individuals who have a degree in Chinese possess valuable communication and language skills; therefore, they are highly desired by many employers.  

A bachelor’s degree program takes about four years to acquire. The cost of enrollment varies from school to school. The best way to determine a school’s tuition and fees is by contacting its admissions office.

There are many career opportunities available to graduates. Many degree holders acquire positions as educators, archivists, interpreters, or historians. Another viable career path is business. Many large companies have relationships with China, and they desire employees who possess strong oral and written communication skills. Other possible professions for graduates include tourism, hospitality, finance, advertising, management consulting, and curating. A bachelor’s degree program instills students with a range of abilities that they can apply to almost any career field.

A BA in Chinese may be offered at schools throughout the world. Online courses are often of interest to those who may not live near their desired school and to those whose schedules may not allow them to attend physical classes. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The Programme is committed to providing students with thorough training in Chinese language, literature, and culture. The acquisition of knowledge and skills of basic research ... +

The Programme is committed to providing students with thorough training in Chinese language, literature, and culture. The acquisition of knowledge and skills of basic research and training in critical thinking enable students to achieve their academic goals, personal growth, and their commitment to lifelong learning and preparation for future careers. This serves the University’s common goal of “Whole Person Education”, and empowers students to contribute to both the local and international communities. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This programme combines the study of the Chinese language with the study of China-related subjects in various disciplines. Compared to the existing single-subject BA Chinese d ... +

This programme combines the study of the Chinese language with the study of China-related subjects in various disciplines. Compared to the existing single-subject BA Chinese degree, there is less emphasis on language learning. Compared to the existing 2-degree BA Chinese and… degree, there is more space to study China-related courses in a range of disciplines. The programme also differs from the existing offerings in that there is no year abroad included. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Central China Normal University
Wuhan, China

Students will be cultivated to meet the needs of Chinese modern international society all-round development of the professional training, mainly engaged in Chinese language te ... +

Students will be cultivated to meet the needs of Chinese modern international society all-round development of the professional training, mainly engaged in Chinese language teaching Chinese teachers. In addition to Chinese spoken and written language ability, students will have a solid Chinese foundation and professional theoretical knowledge. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
Chinese
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies (BA [Lang Studies]) programme offers two major tracks: Chinese Major and English Major. Each major track is treated as an in ... +

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Language Studies (BA [Lang Studies]) programme offers two major tracks: Chinese Major and English Major. Each major track is treated as an independent choice for admission purposes. The programme aims to cultivate in the students a heightened cross-cultural awareness. It prepares students for such dynamic careers as media and publications, culture and entertainment, advertising and public relations, business, education, and civil service. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Suzhou, China

The BA China Studies provides you with an in-depth understanding of one of the most important global players of the 21st century - China. You will learn to apply theories from ... +

The BA China Studies provides you with an in-depth understanding of one of the most important global players of the 21st century - China. You will learn to apply theories from the humanities and social sciences to your understanding and analysis of China while benefiting from living in the country and experiencing the language and culture firsthand. The programme offers two pathways depending on your career goals. If you are interested in teaching the Chinese language, you can choose the 'Teaching Chinese as an International Language' pathway. If you are interested in the study and application of the social sciences, including teaching, you can choose the 'Contemporary China Studies' pathway. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
02 Sep 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The programme provides a common Year One for students who have a glimpse of Chinese Language and Literature; English Language and Literature, Humanities; Creative and Professi ... +

The programme provides a common Year One for students who have a glimpse of Chinese Language and Literature; English Language and Literature, Humanities; Creative and Professional Writing; Religion, Philosophy, and Ethics; and Translation as an academic subject, so that they can choose their Major after the end of the first year. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
01 Sep 2020
29 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The Chinese combined honours degree aims to give a broad understanding of Chinese culture through a study of its language, history and literature from earliest times up to the ... +

The Chinese combined honours degree aims to give a broad understanding of Chinese culture through a study of its language, history and literature from earliest times up to the present in combination with a solid grounding in another language or discipline. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

The BA(TCSL) programme offers a “Chinese Language Strand” to its senior year entrants. Upon completion of this strand, students will be recognized by the Standing Committee on ... +

The BA(TCSL) programme offers a “Chinese Language Strand” to its senior year entrants. Upon completion of this strand, students will be recognized by the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) as graduates of a Chinese major degree. They will be eligible for Specialized Teaching under the current government policy and can further apply for local Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programmes. This “Chinese Language Strand” is exclusively for the BA(TCSL) senior year entrants. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
Chinese
01 Sep 2020
31 May 2020
Campus
 

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