• Code ASIA3026
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Dorothy D'Costa
    • Dr Ruth Barraclough
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Summer Session 2016
    First Semester 2016
    Winter Session 2016
    Second Semester 2016
    Spring Session 2016
    See Future Offerings

This is a 'special topics' course that covers emerging issues and provides an opportunity for students to learn about events, places, peoples and forms of knowledge in Asia, ranging from the local to the global. Topics may focus on particular societies and states, localities, or trans-regional issues. Many of these topics will build on the concepts and methodological tools presented in discipline courses, and give an in-depth understanding of how they are applied, and critiqued, in specific contexts.

Information on each topic offered in this shell course will be outlined in the 'Other Information' section each year, including the topic title, the topic convener, the session it will be offered in, and an indication of workload.

Learning Outcomes

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

Generic

Due to the individual nature of this course it is not possible to provide an exclusive list of learning outcomes. However, the following is an indicative list of possible outcomes. it is expected that on successful completion of this course students should be able to:
1. identify issues of interest in the field under consideration;
2. discuss these issues coherently and persuasively;
3. assess arguments made in the field;
4. explain the complex attitudes people have to these issues;
5. analyse and compare relevant data;
6. collaborate with other students and staff to select and combine materials for a case study;
7. research, present and justify the results of your collaboration with other students and staff with respect to the case studies;
8. reflect on and articulate how your own views on the field have developed over the course of the semester

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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.

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 to 12 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
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $453 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $646 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1523 01 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 31 Mar 2016 In Person N/A
1598 01 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 31 Mar 2016 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4408 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
South Asian Politics: Sri Lanka
6511 04 Sep 2016 04 Sep 2016 09 Sep 2016 18 Sep 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Readings in Japanese Society
8636 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9473 01 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 31 Dec 2016 In Person N/A

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