China Study Tour (2434LHS)

The China Study Tour will expose students to modern Chinese society, culture, and work environments through exploring a variety of themes that intersect past and present China such as: Tradition and Modernity; Rural and Urban Issues; and Religious and Ethnic Diversity. Students will connect with Griffith Alumni and expatriates working in Beijing as part of an Alumni dinner and will visit partner universities where semester exchanges take place. Students will engage in extensive and intensive cultural exploration of both rural and urban contexts including diverse ethnic and religious sites in Beijing, Gansu, Xi'an, and Shanghai. Students will have training and opportunities to develop their Chinese language proficiency and also intercultural competencies throughout the study tour. This study tour will take an interdisciplinary approach and be suitable for students from a range of disciplinary backgrounds including Business, History, Religious studies, Chinese language, International Relations, Politics, and Art making it sustainable long term. Students with no Chinese language proficiency are welcome and will be paired with a Chinese Language major buddy.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 3Nathan Trimester 3

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
15 October 2018
Last day to add a course
28 October 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
9 December 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Workshop
Workshop (71362) Monday 10:00 - 12:50
15 October 2018 - 22 October 2018,
3 December 2018 - 17 December 2018
G05 3.43
Health Sciences Building
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Field Studies
Field Studies (71363) Tuesday 08:00 - 17:50
23 October 2018 - 6 November 2018
Off campus