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Diploma in Arts (Chinese)

Key facts

  • Available at Auckland
  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Note: Not all courses are available every year
  • Not available for international students

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The requirements for the Diploma in Arts endorsed in Chinese are:

  • Pass both:
    • 230.111 Tū Kupu: Writing and Inquiry
    • 230.112 Tū Arohae: Critical Thinking
  • Pass 75 credits in Chinese consisting of:
    • at least 45 credits at 200- and 300-level in Chinese
    • 30 credits at any level in Chinese
  • The remaining 15 credits for the Diploma in Arts can be from Part II of the schedule for the Bachelor of Arts degree (including further courses from the endorsement subject) and/or courses offered in other undergraduate degrees.

Note: Before enrolling in Chinese language courses below the 300-level, native speakers of Chinese must consult the Programme Coordinator or Head of School for the appropriate selection of courses.


No knowledge of Chinese language is required for courses 241.103, 241.203 or 241.204 as these are taught in English.

At least 75 credits in Chinese including 45 credits at 200-and/or 300-level, and 30 credits at any level from the Chinese schedule.
To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the ‘regulations‘ button. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.

If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.

Note: Not all courses will be offered in all modes or across all campuses in any given year.

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