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Summer School - Mandarin for the Workplace, 22 June-13 July, China

Publish Date: Jan 14, 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Event Dates: from Jun 22, 2019 12:00 to Jul 13, 2019 12:00

Mandarin for the Workplace

Course Introduction

Course dates: 22nd June – 13th July 2019                      Credits: 10 UNNC credits

Our Mandarin for the Workplace summer programme has been carefully designed to empower learners with little or no prior knowledge of Mandarin to develop sufficient language skills as well as a broad understanding of the modern Chinese workplace to add invaluable skills to their CV. Focused on practical needs and demands, this summer course will also equip learners with lifelong learning skills, strong cross cultural skills and the ability to work with Chinese business partners in mutual understanding.

In class, work will focus on interactive fun activities to develop your confidence and competence in real life communicative situations. Uniquely, this course will include a period of Chinese workplace experience during which you will be able to appreciate the reality of daily work life in China, observe the way in which colleagues in a work place work together and to develop your understanding of how language is used.

We offer three different levels from absolute beginner to intermediate and work flexibly around individual needs.

This programme has been designed to be taken as a standalone course. Upon successful completion of two progress quizzes and a video presentation at the end of the program, students may also receive a 10 credit modular award easily transferable into other courses of study.

In business, a little language goes a long way - come and start this journey with us!

Cultural and Social Activities

The opportunity to travel and experience China is a remarkable one. No other country has as much variety, depth and history. As part of our Summer School we include trips to Shanghai and Hangzhou which will provide you with a fantastic chance to explore this amazing country at a time of rapid change. Apart from trips, cultural activities such as calligraphy, Chinese painting, and Tai Chi will also be offered to interested students.

Programme Cost

Course fee

The course fee for the programme is 7000RMB per person. It can be reduced to 6500RMB for students from Universitas 21 and UNNC partner institutions (including University of Nottingham UK and Malaysia Campuses).

The course fee includes

  • tuition and classroom support costs
  • cultural and social programmes except optional trips to Shanghai and Hangzhou

The course fee does not include

  • travel between your home country and China, domestic travel
  • visa & insurance
  • accommodation
  • optional trips to Shanghai and Hangzhou 
  • personal expenditure during the programme

Early bird discount

The course fee can be reduced to 6500RMB for students who apply and pay the full fee by 31st March 2019.

Accommodation fee

You will have the option of living in university-arranged accommodation. The on-campus accommodation fee is a fixed price of 2730RMB for the duration of the three weeks.

Dates and Deadline

Application deadline: 31st May 2019

Arrive:  Saturday 22nd June 2019

Depart:  Saturday 13th July 2019

Free airport pickup service will be available at both Ningbo and Shanghai Pudong Airport on Saturday 22nd June if you inform us of your travel arrangement in advance.

Entry Requirements

No formal academic requirements are necessary. All the programmes are delivered in English and students are expected to have good English language ability of overall IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no less than 5.5 in any element, or equivalent. Anyone fulfilling these entry requirements is eligible to apply, including undergraduates, postgraduates, academics and those in employment in any industry, anywhere in the world. Students must be aged 18 or over.

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