• Offered by Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Andrew Walker
  • Mode of delivery Blended
  • Offered in Winter Session 2015
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This study tour course will provide students with an introduction to contemporary social, political and economic transformations in Myanmar. Students will participate in preparatory seminars at ANU. Two weeks will be spent in Myanmar with the academic convener. Lectures and workshops will be held at the University of Yangon, Myanmar's premier university. Guided site visits will incorporate locations of social, historical and political importance and will provide essential context for the issues considered in the course. This ground-breaking new course will send the first group of undergraduate ANU students to Myanmar in 2015, and is being offered as part of the Australian Government's AsiaBound grants initiative.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify and analyse some contemporary issues in Myanmar.
2. Evaluate scholarly literature on Myanmar.
3. Assemble material from a range of sources for a research project.
4. Communicate research findings in formal academic and on-line formats.

Other Information

Please note that this is an in country study tour course, and there will only run if there a minimum number of students apply and are successful. Enrolment in this course will be through the terradotta studio abroad site (https://anu-au-sa.terradotta.com/) as a Short Program. Students are required to register on the system in order to apply for the course. There are a number of scholarships and grants available for student who undertake this course in order to assist them to go. Please contact the CAP student centre  (cap.student@anu.edu.au) for  more information.

Indicative Assessment

Literature review (1000 words) - 25%
Online contributions - 25%
Contribution to pre-departure and in country activities - 10%
Research report (2000 words) - 40%

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  • Pre-reading
  • Participation in three preparatory seminars
  • Completion of literature review
  • Participation in two week study tour
  • Contribution to online discussion
  • Participation in debrief session
  • Completion of research report


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

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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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1746 01 Jul 2015 24 Jul 2015 24 Jul 2015 30 Sep 2015 In Person N/A

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