Uni Queensland sticks to course approval process

Last week’s ABC reports about Uni Queensland’s connections with Confucius Institutes included the campus CI “contributed funding” to a course called Understanding China, “developed in partnership with the School of Economics.

The multidisciplinary course, “critically examine(s) China’s policies and consider the key economic, business, political, social, legal and normative factors that shape China’s current situation. The syllabus is here..

But funding ain’t approving, so CMM asked who gave the course, running this September, a tick for teaching.  To which Uni Queensland replied, it was reviewed by the economics teaching and learning committee, which sent it on to the Business, Economics Law faculty’s board of studies. The faculty executive dean Executive Dean oversees this process and was ok with it as well.


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