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

This intensive 4-week course will provide students with an introduction to Burmese, with an emphasis on interactive use of the language in every day situations. There will also be an introduction to reading the Burmese script.

The course will be run in intensive mode during Winter Session 26 June to 19 July 2013.

Other Information

Minimum enrolment requirement

This course requires a minimum of 10 students for it to run.

Burmese within the Asian Language Major

Burmese instruction is supported by the Southeast Asian Centre. Burmese may be included in the study sequence for most of the Asian languages on offer in the College, but students must satisfy the minimum requirements for their designated Asian language major and should seek advice from the Sub Dean or the relevant language convenor.

Indicative Assessment

Mid-course oral examination (20%), end of course oral examination (30%), instructors' assessment of classroom performance and participation (10%), written tests and assignments (40%).

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Requisite and Incompatibility

BURM6002 Incompatible

Prescribed Texts

Burmese (Myanmar): An Introduction by John Okell. Text to be complemented by audio tapes, dictionaries, phrasebooks and grammars of Burmese, as well Burmese-language newspaper and news magazines.

Assumed Knowledge

This course is for students who have not previously studied of Burmese.



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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1164
2014 $2478
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2286
2008 $2286
2007 $2286
2006 $2190
2005 $2190
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2014 $3246
2013 $3240
2012 $3240
2011 $3240
2010 $3240
2009 $3240
2008 $3240
2007 $3240
2006 $3084
2005 $3084
2004 $2916
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6788 20 Jun 2016 24 Jun 2016 01 Jul 2016 15 Jul 2016 In Person N/A

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