• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies

This course will focus on aspects of the history and culture of Taiwan from the prehistoric period down to the present. Topics covered include the ethnic and linguistic diversity of Taiwan, Taiwan's colonial and post-colonial history, the development of its contemporary literature, and its religious and philosophic traditions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Understand issues in the history and culture of Taiwan; to integrate this theoretical and historical knowledge with empirical examples; learn to think critically; develop skills in synthesising and contextualising new information; develop skills to locate, analyse, evalue and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources, both Western and Chinese; develop an ability to work in cooperative groups on key issues to do with the history and culture of Taiwan and to communicate findings to others.

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%)

Tutorial presentation (15%)

Major essay of 2000 words (40%)

Final examination (35%).

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Workload

Three hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed 36 units of any courses.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2929 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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