Established in 1998, the Department of Chinese Language and Literature offers a wide range of courses on the languages, literature and culture of China. Students will not only learn to develop an extensive knowledge of the language in context but also to have a deeper understanding of the Chinese culture and its tradition.
Depending on your interest and career aspiration, our department provides a wide range of modules for you to choose ranging from historical studies to poetry classes and also creative writing.
Devote to develop the department of Chinese Language and Literature of New Era University College to become an international, proactive institution of higher education.
Rooted with local cultural and face to the world.
“After graduated from New Era University College, I successfully enrolled into Tsinghua University and received full scholarship at Nanyang Technological University. This is due in no small part to my experience here. The teaching material and school activities has laid foundation to my success and who said studying Chinese language can’t get better job?”
“The campus life here made me felt that I’m in a big family. The lecturers and course-mates are very nice. Through the journey of studying here, I’m able to learn the skill of critical thinking, and solving problems.”
“The lecturers’ professionalism and the library’s collection of books has been the primal factors for student’s academic achievements. Although the activities and homework are heavy, it also helped us in developing soft skills.”
"The mentors have a strong emphasis on logical thinking skills. They always require students to prepare lessons before hand. They ask sharp questions and presenter are required to prepare questions for the class as well. Through the training here I’m able to hold myself up in future endeavors."
"Classy teaching force and diverse teaching approach are the characteristics of Chinese language study in New Era UC. We’re required to express Chinese culture as creative as possible, this includes poem writing, song composition and bookmark making, which was fun and educating. I’m glad that the experience of studying here helped me to continue study overseas."
"Due to the love for Chinese language, I decided to continue study at New Era. The teachers are very helpful academically when you are in need. Emphasis on group discussion and writing had made me more prepared when I continue study at Beijing."
"The teachers are my idol, because they have immense patience when it comes to helping the students academically. The meticulous approach while writing thesis had helped me a lot when I continued my study at Beijing."
"Studying Chinese is a beautiful misunderstanding as my primary and secondary education was English orientated. From the first semester where those words are alien culture to me until the day I passed my exam on “International Primary and Secondary School Chinese Language Teaching Exam”, I wish to thank allthe teacher for showing unyielding faith in me. I’m currently working towards becoming a translator."
"The lecturers here have exceptional patient in guidance and teaching. Students can learn the heart and soul of Chinese literature effectively. The wisdom from our ancestors able to help my career path, which I’m very grateful for that. I encourage more students joining our family, because learning and gaining growth here is an amazing experience."
"I met a group of close comrades and great mentors while I study here. We’ve foster our friendship through school events and our relationships grow from there. Perhaps the purpose of life is keep finding it until you found it, and through the campus life here, I’ve built a solid foundation in facing future challenges."
"Back then in 2001, the hardware of the institute was incomplete and basic, but the teaching force are quite elite and have vast experience. They’ve nurtured me into a better, stronger person. This is a place to train our soft skills that can be useful in the future."
"The programme had changed my perception on Chinese language significantly. The emphasize on both curriculum and activities has made me felt well prepared to study at overseas."
"I have no clues or what so ever when it comes to academic writing. However, through shear persistent and determination form the teachers, my thesis has won merit awards at the academic forum organized by New Era. By equipping the knowledge taught by the teachers, I believe I can go far in my academic career path."
"I was the class representative. The diversity of teaching approach used by the teachers has made me grow as a whole. Thanks to the recommendation by the teachers, I’m able to continue my study abroad!"
"I’m the winner of 18th New Era University College Holistic Education Award. I’m also the class representative during my study over here. Thanks to the variety events that we need to organize, the Chinese language study is not as dull as others might think. We’ve learned, grow, and become stronger to face future endeavours."