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

The course is for students with a considerable level of attainment in one of the major Southeast or South Asian languages taught in the School (Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese or Sanskrit). Enrolled students conduct an independent research project under of the supervision of the course coordinator (or someone else if deemed necessary and available), on a common theme that may change from semester to semester. Meetings with the course Coordinator or a substitute Supervisor are usually five times in the semester (roughly every two weeks). In these meetings, the lecturer can give broad guidelines in the beginning of the semester. Class meetings are for students to report their work in-progress or discuss the readings assigned by the course coordinator in the semester.

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. Demonstrate having significantly increased their proficiency in reading and writing in the language at the level studied.

2. Demonstrate having deepened their ability to discuss in the target language complex ideas about a given discipline or topic area.

3. Demonstrate substantial knowledge about that discipline/ area and ability to critically analyse texts within it.

4. Have demonstrated that they have read a significant number of the key sources about the discipline/ area that they have studied for the course.

5. Demonstrate generic skills, eg, critical thinking, written and oral communication, research skills.

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Workload

Fortnightly meetings with Course Coordinator or Supervisor. Students are expected to read approximately 10 academic and non-academic texts in the target language, each about 6,000 words, and demonstrate the ability to capture the various subtleties and nuances that run through the selected readings.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have successfully completed ASIA2083 or HIND2108 or HIND6108 or INDN3004 or INDN6004 or SKRT2108 or SKRT6108.

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 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
2016 $3054
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4712 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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