The Higher Diploma in East Asian Affairs and Economics is a full-time programme running for 9 months from the date of first registration for the programme.
Applicants should have at least a primary degree with a grade of at least 2H2 or an equivalent academic or professional qualification in one of the following areas: Social Science, Arts, Commerce, Law, Science, Engineering, or a related discipline, subject to the approval of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. Prospective applicants should contact the Irish Institute of Chinese Studies at UCC for further information.
Students who have previously taken more than 15 of the available credits or 15 credits in modules with similar content (as determined by the department/school concerned) are ineligible for this programme.
(Students who have previously taken 15 credits or fewer from the modules available or from similar modules may, subject to the approval of the Programme Co-ordinators, take alternative modules as agreed by the departments/schools concerned).
Students take 60 credits as follows:
Students take 40 credits as follows:
AS5001 An Introduction to East Asian History and Culture (5 credits)
AS5002 An Introduction to the Development in East Asia (5 credits)
CH2222 An Introduction to the Chinese Political Economy (5 credits)
CH2002 An Introduction to Business in China (5 credits)
EC5401 Microeconomics for Competitiveness (10 credits)
EC5402 Macroeconomics for Business (10 credits)
Students take 10 credits from the following:
CH3104 The Sinosphere: Culture and Modernization in Greater China (5 credits)
CH3103 China and Globalisation (5 credits)
CH2104 A Continuous Revolution - China in the 20th Century (5 credits)
Students take a further 10 credits from the following:
EC4901 Market Economy 4 (10 credits)
EC2103 Skills for Economic Interpretation (10 credits)
EC2107 Reasoning and Persuasion in Economics (10 credits)
Module descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules 2012/2013.
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2013 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules 2012/2013.
Programme Learning Outcomes for Higher Diploma in East Asian Affairs and Economics (NFQ Level 8, Major award)
On successful completion of this programme students should be able to: