Course package

Chinese I: Journey to China - Distance

30 Credits

Starts week 36, 2024

This course package prepares students to study Chinese in one of our partner universities. Students who successfully complete this course package will automatically qualify to participate in Dalarna University’s exchange program for one semester (VT25). The three partner universities you may choose to study with are: 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, receive intensive training in pronunciation and spoken Chinese in the oral proficiency course, and obtain intensive practices of Chinese characters, vocabulary and grammar through self-paced exercises and individual supervision with the instructor. 
The teaching and examination of this course is carried out online, i.e., the instructor and students meet in real time in the
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications :
  • General entry requirements and English 6. Exemption from Swedish can be given.
Application Code:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
44 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 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/Canvas) 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 instances included in package
15 Credits, 50%, Flexible (Falun)
Starts week 36, 2024
7,5 Credits, 25%, Flexible (Falun)
Starts week 36, 2024
7,5 Credits, 25%, Flexible (Falun)
Starts week 36, 2024
Open for late application
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