Course package

Chinese I: Journey to China - Distance

30 Credits

Starts week 36, 2020

This course package prepares students to study Chinese in one of our partner universities in China. Students who successfully complete this course package will automatically qualify to participate in the exchange programs between Dalarna University and Chinese partner universities for one semester (VT18). The five partner universities you may choose to study with are: Tianjin University of Finance and Economics (Tianjin); Beijing Jiaotong University (Beijing), Yunnan Normal University (Kunming, Yunnan Province), Guangxi Normal University (Guilin, Guangxi Province) and Tunghai University (Taichung, Taiwan).
The course package consists of courses that give a broad introduction of Mandarin Chinese to true beginners. Students will learn the spoken as well as the written language in the comprehensive language course (KI1046), receive intensive training in pronunciation and spoken Chinese in the oral proficiency course (KI1047), and obtain intensive practices of Chinese characters, vocabulary and grammar through self-paced exercises and individual supervision with the instructor (KI1040).  
The teaching and examination of this course is carried out online, i.e., the instructor and students meet in real time in the virtual classroom. Participation in this course requires a computer with Internet connection; a headset; and a web camera. Welcome to this course package!
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entrance requirements (no knowledge of Swedish is required)
    You also need: English B.
    Or: English 6
    (Field-specific entry requirements 2/A2)
Application Code:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
42 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
43,500 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
43,500 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Course offerings included in package
7,5 Credits, 25%, Flexible (Falun)
15 Credits, 50%, Flexible (Falun)
7,5 Credits, 25%, Flexible (Falun)