Chinese - Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages - MATCSOL

University College Cork


Course Name Chinese - Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages - MATCSOL
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKD47 CKD48
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Expand+CKD47: 1 year Full-time;
CKD48: 2 years Part-time

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years

Course Practicalities
This is a 12-month programme (24 months part-time). U...

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Entry Requirements

Candidates should hold a Second Class Honours Grade 2 primary degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area such as Chinese or Asian Studies. Candidates who are native speakers of Chinese should have a degree in the following discip...

Comment Course Practicalities
The course is delivered by a staff member of UCC’s School of Asian Studies, the most prestigious centre for Asian Studies in Ireland with a long track record in delivering the teaching of Chinese at all levels.
Course Content

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The programme aims to provide students with the theoretical knowledge and professional competences required to teach Chinese effectively to speakers of other languages in a variety of contexts globally and in Ireland.* Students develo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+If studying full-time (Sept-August), you’ll take three modules in the Autumn semester and three in the Spring semester, with a dissertation completed over the summer months, as follows:

Part I
Semester One
• CH6301 Theory and Prac...

Assessment Method Assessment is by a mixture of coursework and formal exams. You’ll be assessed in most cases by essays or other written assignments and by in-class presentations and other elements including classroom observation and teaching practice reports relating to the practice elements.
Careers or Further Progression

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Chinese language learning among non-Chinese people is expanding all the time and it’s a truly global market. This means that an MA TCSOL from UCC can be a passport to employment as a Chinese language teaching professi...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Carlotta Sparvoli
00 353 21 490 2640
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