Taught course

Contemporary Chinese Culture & Business

University College Cork · Department of Chinese Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an Honours Primary degree in Asian or Chinese Studies (with at least Second Class honours, Grade II) or hold a Primary Degree in any discipline or an equivalent academic and/or professional qualification and the Higher Diploma in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Business. Candidates with equivalent educational and/or professional qualifications must be approved by the Head of the Irish Institute of Chinese Studies and the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. Applicants must also demonstrate Chinese language skills and first-hand knowledge of modern China. Applicants may be required to attend an interview prior to selection

Months of entry


Course content

The aim of the programme is to provide students with an advanced understanding of Chinese society including culture, education, social system, politics, law, business and management; to improve their linguistic and intercultural skills necessary to work in or relate to China; and to gain experience in dealing with Chinese and Asian counterparts on an executive level.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Professor Fan Hong
Institute Chinese Studies