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10958NAT Certificate IV in Sinology Studies

Sinology Domestic International

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Accredited Course Name
Certificate IV in Sinology Studies
VET National Code
CRICOS Course Code
Course Duration
96 Weeks

In this fully accredited course, students will learn how to apply the knowledge in The Four Books:
1. Analects《論語》
2. Doctrine of the Mean《中庸》
3. Great Learning《大學》
4. Mencius《孟子》

By developing an understanding of the Four Books through a structured learning approach, students will become proficient at analysing the synopsis, original texts, annotations, and commentaries of the Four Books. 

Entry Requirements

1. Provide a notarized (English-translated) Junior High School Certificate [Year 10 Certificate in Australia] 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》,《感應篇》,《⼗善業道經》, 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 virtue 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 NAT10958008 Develop and apply basic Sinological English skills. Applicants from an English-speaking background and/or with sufficient English skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) are exempt from ELICOS.

Mode of Delivery
1. Face-to-face, on-campus delivery
2. 20 hours per week consisting of lectures, supervised tutorials and projects, and online training / video / blended learning. 
3. International students must undertake full-time face-to-face study only.
Fee Information*(Estimated)
International students: AUD $31,680
*Excludes Non-tuition fees
Holistic Learning Experience

Acquire both Knowledge and Teaching Experience (Total 8 Units)

(8 Fundamentals and Techniques)

NAT10958001 Develop and apply knowledge of Traditional Chinese Morality and Ethics in Education 中國傳統倫理道德教育知識的擴展及應用
NAT10958002 Develop and apply knowledge of Analects《論語》知識的擴展及應用
NAT10958003 Develop and apply knowledge of Doctrine of The Mean《中庸》知識的擴展及應用
NAT10958004 Develop and apply knowledge of Mencius《孟子》知識的擴展及應用
NAT10958005 Develop and apply knowledge of Great Learning《大學》知識的擴展及應用
NAT10958006 Develop and apply Gu Qin music skills 古琴音樂技巧的培養及應用
NAT10958007 Develop and apply meditation skills 冥想技能的培養及應用
NAT10958008 Develop and apply basic Sinological English Skills 基礎漢學英語
Career Prospects
1. Take your Sinology studies to a higher level.
2. Assist in teaching a variety of Sinology programs in Australian language schools where a higher education degree is not required.
3. Develop Sinology programs, especially in conjunction with teaching, at Australian* or overseas language schools.
4. Be an instructor or counsellor of traditional Chinese culture and values.
* Some employment positions might also require other teaching qualifications, like
TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent.
Study Pathways
1. Apply traditional Chinese principles of wisdom and morality in a learner’s personal life and self-development.
2. Develop understanding in a range of Confucian philosophies from the Four Books: Analects, Doctrine of the Mean, Mencius and Great Learning.
3. Develop and apply traditional music and meditation skills and practices.

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