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11126NAT Advanced Diploma of Sinology Studies

Sinology Domestic International

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Accredited Course Name
Advanced Diploma of Sinology Studies
VET National Code
CRICOS Course Code
Course Duration
95 Weeks

This course is designed to provide participants with the ability to implement skills to research, analyse and interpret traditional Chinese classics to understand the concepts in the traditional Chinese classics as they apply to society.

It will provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to implement analytical skills to interpret the literal and profound metaphorical message of Confucian narratives and historical documents (the Book of Songs, Book of Documents, Book of Changes, Book of Rites and the Spring and Autumn Annals) and apply the philosophies into contemporary society as well as develop and apply advanced traditional Chinese music skills.

Participants will also be able to design and develop lectures on scriptures or sutras according to traditional Chinese methodologies.

Entry Requirements

1. Provide notarized (English translated) Year 12 Certificate in Australia (Senior High School Certificate) or an overseas equivalent qualification recognized by an accrediting authority.
2. Have attained fluency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Mandarin.
3. Be able to recite by memory 《弟子規》,《太上感應篇》,《十善業道經》,《大學》,《中庸》and《孝經》in Mandarin.
4. Recommend completing the English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS)*.
5. Attend an online workshop and pass the academic and virtues assessments given by the Department of Sinology Studies.
*Although the course is mainly taught in Mandarin, students need strong English skills, especially for the Sinology/Buddhist Studies-related English unit NAT11126010 Develop and apply advanced English skills related to religious or philosophical contexts. Applicants from an English-speaking background and/or with sufficient English skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) are exempt from ELICOS.

Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face, on-campus delivery
Fee Information*(Estimated)
$AU 38,000 Tuition Fee
$AU 31,500 Non-tuition Fee
$AU 69,500 Estimated Total Course Cost
Holistic Learning Experience

Acquire both Knowledge and Teaching Experience (Total 10 Units)

(Fundamentals and Techniques)

NAT11126001 Apply philosophies of the Studies for Changing Destiny
NAT11126002 Design and deliver lectures on sutras
NAT11126003 Apply philosophies of the Book of Songs 
NAT11126004 Apply philosophies of the Book of Documents 
NAT11126005 Apply philosophies of the I Ching Book of Changes
NAT11126006 Apply philosophies of the Book of Rites
NAT11126007 Apply philosophies of the Spring and Autumn Annals
NAT11126008 Apply philosophies of the Doctrine of Filial Piety
NAT11126009 Develop and apply advanced traditional Chinese music skills
NAT11126010 Develop and apply advanced English skills related to religious or philosophical contexts

Study Pathways

11134NAT Graduate Diploma of Sinology Studies
11128NAT Graduate Diploma of Buddhist Studies


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