Study Abroad in Chinese


To be eligible for CHINESE 178, 277, 278, 377 and 378, you must have at least one semester of Chinese language study at the University of Auckland.

Preference will be given to those majoring in Chinese or those who plan to continue studying Chinese.

  • To be eligible for CHINESE 178, students must have a minimum B grade in CHINESE 100 and CHINESE 100G.
  • To be eligible for CHINESE 277, students must have a minimum B grade in CHINESE 101.
  • To be eligible for CHINESE 278, students must have completed CHINESE 277.
  • To be eligible for CHINESE 377, students must have a minimum B grade in CHINESE 201.
  • To be eligible for CHINESE 378, students must have completed CHINESE 377.

Recommended language and culture course in China

These courses/programmes only take place in Summer School.

  • Language Study Abroad - Chinese (Standard 4-week)
  • Language Study Abroad - Chinese (PMSA 6-week)

View the programme information in ViaTRM

Going to other overseas institutes

Documentation for approval

  1. Up to date course details (including course planner and assessment details, textbook references and/or course materials, total contact hours and course duration). Credit will not be given to courses other than that approved by the Study Abroad Adviser.
  2. An up-to-date copy of your Academic Transcript.

Duration of course

The number of weeks that the course runs may vary from institution to institution. It must be at least 4 weeks and no longer than 12 weeks. A minimum of 60 hours of taught classes is required for credit. Proof of the course duration must be supplied (see above).


  1. You are required to sit an assessment on your return to gain 15 points for the course.
  2. Please make sure that you upload the following documents from the overseas institute on your CANVAS course:
    • Official notification of overall result of the course
    • Proof of attendance
    • All marked assignments and tests
    • Materials used (This may be hardcopies, which you need to bring back)
      Note: The first two items may be sent to the course coordinator directly from the institution.
  3. You will be advised on the details of the assessment by your course coordinator.
  4. If you have any questions on the assessment, please contact your course coordinator.

Eligibility to undertake two study abroad courses

Please see the Study Abroad Adviser.

Immediately on return

Sit the pre-scheduled assessment test in Auckland and submit any other documentation from the overseas institute which cannot be uploaded on the CANVAS course to the course coordinator. Failure to do so will result in not receiving a grade for this course.