Programs and projects

Chinese studies - undergraduate programs

Undergraduate courses in Chinese studies at the University are taught in the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific.

The Chinese language major includes a range of courses in Mandarin, Cantonese and Classical Chinese, including advanced reading courses in modern and traditional literature and interpreting.

The Chinese studies major allows students to study courses in Chinese history, literature, religion and culture.

Other relevant majors taught in the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific include Northeast Asian studies and Security Studies.

Courses concerning business in China and Asia more broadly are taught in the ANU College of Business & Economics.

Chinese studies - postgraduate programs

Courses relevant to the study of China are available in a range of schools at The Australian National University.

In the School of Culture, History & Language, students benefit from being based among one of the largest concentrations of specialists on the Asia-Pacific region in the world. Programs of study related to China are available in a range of disciplines that include anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, history, political science, religious studies, cultural studies and literature.

In the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, PhD programs relevant to the study of China are offered in:

The Crawford School of Public Policy is active in research on the Chinese economy and political economy and offers a range of graduate courses including diplomasMasters and PhD programs.

In addition, the ANU College of Business and Economics offers courses in graduate coursework and PhD programs which include study of Chinese economics and business.

All graduate programs at the University are administered by the Graduate School.

China Economy Program

The China Economy Program (CEP) is home to the strongest concentration of research outside China on the Chinese economy.


Updated:  14 June 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, ANU China Institute/Page Contact:  ANU China Institute