• 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, Political Sciences
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

ASIA8814 will be offered in S1 2013 under the course code ASIA8028

This course examines the contemporary politics of the Korean peninsula, with emphasis on South Korea (the Republic of Korea or ROK) and its economic and political developments of recent decades. The course will focus on the post World War II development of Korean politics from a historical, comparative, and theoretical perspective. North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK) is treated, with emphasis on the 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, state/market relations, as well as topics in international relations theory.

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Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ASIA4814.

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.

Fees

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

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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
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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