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Free Online Courses on Chinese Culture


The Department of Chinese Culture, in collaboration with the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, proudly presents a free, self-paced, online Program of Chinese Culture, designed with innovative pedagogy and delivered by 15 experts from the two departments and other collaborating institutions.

The online program consists of 3 introductory courses, covering exciting topics such as Chinese philosophy, religion, painting, classical novels, opera, education, gender awareness, food and cuisine, the Silk Road, anti-colonialism, and historical interactions with other countries such as Central Asia, Vietnam, Japan, Russia, and the West. They are suitable for beginners and those who aim to refresh and enrich their knowledge of Chinese Culture.

Watch the course trailers and click the URLs below to learn more about them. They are open for free registration until April 20, 2022. You can decide your learning pace, as they are self-paced. You can also opt for the verified path and receive an official edX certificate issued by HKPolyUx to verify your successful completion of the courses and the Program.