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Public Courses
Basic Courses
Track A : CBS
Track B : CCS
       The public courses are offered by the International College and are mandatory to all foreign graduates at Zhejiang University
5002001Public Chinese (Beginner/Intermediate)2 Cr.
5002001China Survey3 Cr.
Note: MCS students are exempt from the public course “China Survey” because the content is already covered in the MCS curriculum. All students still need to submit the required report in order to obtain the 3 credits
       Basic courses teach the fundamentals in conducting research with lessons on how to do fieldwork, writing academic papers and reports. These courses should prepare students for the initial phase of their thesis. Basic courses also consist of a series of comprehensive lectures on various Chinese topics given by ZJU professors and visiting professors with comprehensive knowledge and expertise within certain areas of China.
0421A01Social Research Methods2 Cr.
0421A02Intercultural Competence2 Cr.
0421A03Academic Writing1 Cr.
0421A04Series of Overseas China Studies2 Cr.
0421A05Lecture Series of China Studies1 Cr.
0421A06China Studies Seminar (YES program only)4 Cr.
0421A07Practice in China (YES program only)2 Cr.
Note: students may apply for exemption from the courses Social Research Methods and Academic Writing upon presenting documentation of proficient knowledge and competence of the content of the courses.
Track A: Chinese Business Studies
0423D10Innovation Management2 Cr.
0423D03China's Enterprise Management2 Cr.
0423D12Introduction to Public Policy and Science/Technology/Innovation Policy2 Cr.
0423D11China’s Finance Market and Fintech2 Cr.
0423D07Chinese Business Culture2 Cr.
0423D06Topics on China’s Economic Development & Policy1 Cr.
0423D08Chinese Macro Economy and Social Development2 Cr.
PracticumAt least 3 Months Internship
Track B: Chinese Culture and Society
0421B01History of Chinese Civilization2 Cr.
0421B02Modern China: Culture and Society2 Cr.
0421B03Chinese Intellectual History*2 Cr.
0421C01Media China: Social Control & Social Change2 Cr.
0421C05Family and Society in Contemporary China2 Cr.
0421C06Topic on Contemporary Chinese Education1 Cr.
0421D02Social Policy and Social Security in China2 Cr.
PracticumSocial Research Project