The BLCU Short-Term Chinese Program allows you to study Chinese at a leading liberal arts university in Beijing.

The program offers in-depth language practice activities, and by integrating cultural experiential teaching with language teaching, giving students the authentic experience of Chinese culture.

Field of Study

  • Chinese Language

Participate in a 5-week intensive language course, suitable for many levels of learners. For more detailed information about these courses go to the BLCU website.

Credit Equivalent 

4 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 4 Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the BLCU entry requirements.

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The tuition fee is approximately $900 AUD. Accommodation and application fees are extra. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Housing is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer 2017/2018 applications for this program have now closed
Host: 24 November 2017

Program Dates

Start: 21 December 2017
End: 17 January 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Beijing, China
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only