• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

This course examines the contemporary politics of the Korean peninsula, with emphasis on South Korea  or the Republic of Korea or (ROK) and its economic and political developments in recent decades. The course will focus on  post World War II development of Korean politics from a historical and comparative   perspective. North Korea, or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is treated, mainly in regard to security and inter-relations problems between North and South Korea and the international factors at work. Theoretical issues covered will include political culture, nationalism, developmentalism, democratisation, civil society and state/market relations.

 

THIS COURSE IS BEING OFFERED IN SEMESTER 1, 2013 UNDER THE COURSE CODE ASIA3026:

Learning Outcomes

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

Students can expect to gain extended knowledge of the politics of the Korean Peninsula, especially in regard to Korea's democratisation and national development through industrialisation, and of the security issues confronting the two Koreas.

Other Information

In semester 1 2013, this course is being offered as a special topic under ASIA3026

Indicative Assessment

Seminar contributions (10%), first essay of 2500 words (40%), second essay of 3500 words (50%).

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Two hour seminar and eight hours reading and research per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Preliminary Reading

Don Oberdorfer, The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History, Massachusetts: Addison-wesley, 1997.

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, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration / Page Contact: Website Administrator / Frequently Asked Questions