Chinese Courses for International Undergraduate Students

A. Chinese language courses for international undergraduate students

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* Alternative courses to fulfill the UG5 Chinese language enhancement requirements

These courses are intended primarily for full-time undergraduate students* and not open to auditors.
* Full-time undergraduate students include :
a) HKU full-time students who are exempt from taking a Practical Chinese language course offered by the Chinese Language Enhancement Programme (CLEP);
b) exchange/visiting students whose native language is not Mandarin, taking CHIN9501-08; and
c) exchange/visiting students whose native language is not Cantonese, taking CHIN9511-12.

Undergraduates in the Faculty of Arts who have been exempted from the course “CART1001” are permitted to take the courses with the prefix CHIN, which have been approved by the Faculty Curriculum Development Committee for inclusion in the Arts curriculum.

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Cantonese Course Briefing: CHIN9511 & CHIN9512

CHIN9521 Chinese Character Course Briefing: Orientation video 01 & Orientation video 02

Mandarin Course Briefing & Documents: International | website (

Student Voice

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