Chinese, Bachelor's Course
30 credits cr.
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The course contains sixth semester studies in modern standard Chinese (putonghua) and the writing of a bachelor's thesis.
Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.
In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.
Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
Checklist for admitted students
Activate your university account
The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.
Register at your department
Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.
Read all the information on this page
Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.
Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.
Information from the department - courses
The following information is for students admitted to a course at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies at Stockholm University. We are happy that you want to study with us!
Email to admitted students
If you have been admitted to a course or programme at our department you will recieve an email with information about your studies with us during the next semester.
When you have a university account, you must register online in Ladok. When you register you claim your place in the course and have the right to participate in lectures and examinations.
Ladok for students
Web registration is open from 28 december 2020. Registration closes one week after the course starts.
In the email from the department you will find information about the registration period for your course. It is important that you registrer before the last date that is listed in the email.
If you are conditionally admitted, you must be able to show that you are eligible for admission no later than course start to claim your place in the course.
Once you register, you get access to the course page on Athena, where you can find important information and course materials.
In Athena you can:
- See course plans and reading instructions
- Receive messages from teachers and the department
- Submit your exams and assignments
- Find schedules
- Find uploaded articles and course materials
In TimeEdit you can find your schedule by searching for course name or course code. You can subscribe to your schedule to get it directly in your mobile calendar.
Teaching and education spring semester 2021
All teaching and examinations at the department will be web-based during spring semester 2021 because of the Coronavirus.
The decision is subject to change based on directives from the government, or the University and faculty boards.
More information can be found at the department's website:
Continued web-based education during spring semester 2021
More information about your studies at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies:
Student office at The Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies
At the Student Office you can register for courses (in cases where you can't register online) and obtain help with other administrative matters concerning your studies.
Please note that the Student office is temporarily closed for visits because of Covid-19. You are welcome to contact us by phone or email.
Phone: +46 (08) 16 10 35
Mondays and thursdays: 10-12
Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department.
Find your way on campus
Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.
For new international students
The course provides training in the formal and theoretical requirements that are set for a bachelor's thesis and further develops the ability to work independently and report at a good academic level.
The course consists of three modules, the last of which includes writing a bachelor's thesis.
1. Chinese Text Reading, 7,5 credits
2. Seminar series, 7.5 credits
3. Bachelor's thesis, 15 credits
The teaching takes the form of lectures, seminars and thesis supervision.
Course details and resources
Course infromation, details and literature lists can be found in the learning platform Athena.
Please note that only registred students have access to downloadable resources, like PDF documents, in Athena.
The Chinese text reading module is examined by 3-5 assignments that are submitted during the module.
The module Seminar series is examined by submitting at least three essay drafts during the course and participation in the joint discussion of the thesis drafts.
For the assassment of the Bachelor's thesis, please see the course description.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
The course literature is being updated and will be avalible closer to the course start.