China since the Qin Dynasty

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    China since the Qin Dynasty

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The unit provides students with the knowledge of how China, formerly a Dynastic Empire, was disempowered by Western Imperialism, only to obtain independence through the governmental embrace of Communism. The role of powerful individuals in determining China's destiny, and an understanding of how the country's fortunes changed over time are additional features of the content.

    Learning Outcomes
    Upon the completion of this unit students will be able to
    1. Display an understanding of Chinese history including identifying the political, social and economic characteristics of the distinctly different eras.
    2. Display the ability to research and write on selected topics.
    3. Present information coherently, logically and persuasively to a group of peers.
    4. Evaluate historical evidence and interpretations and reach firm conclusions based upon research

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