• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Development Studies
  • Specialisation code RSDV-SPEC
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Regional Studies in Development Specialisation

This specialisation aims to provide students with some familiarity with particular regions of the South impacted by development. Students may combine courses from several regions or focus on a particular region.

Learning outcomes

  • Familiarity      with current social, political and economic conditions in select regions.
  • Understanding      of how development issues have arisen in these regions.
  • Understanding      of how development policy and practice is impacting on these regions
  • Understanding      of how people in these regions respond to development
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ANTH2017 Culture, Social Justice and Aboriginal Society Today 6
ANTH2135 Vietnam Field School 6-12
ANTH3014 Indonesia Field School: Contemporary Change in Indonesia 6
ASIA2014 China Now: Discourse, Media and Society 6
  ASIA 2020: Engaging Asia
ASIA2039 Burma/Myanmar - a Country in Crisis 6
ASIA2041 Mainland Southeast Asia: Colonial and Postcolonial Predicaments 6
  ASIA 2047: Human Security
ASIA2063 Development Dilemmas in Chinese Politics 6
ASIA2069 Indonesia's Regions: Politics, Society, Economy 6
  ASIA 2267: India:The Emerging Giant
ASIA2082 Southeast Asian Landscapes of Power 6
ASIA2516 Indonesia: Politics, Society and Development 6
  ASIA 3610: Globalising Southeast Asia
ECHI2109 Asian Giants: India, China and Japan; Alternate Paths to Prosperity(P) 6
ECON3009 Southeast Asian Economic Policy and Development(P) 6
ENVS2017 Vietnam Field School 6-12
MEAS2105 The Political Economy of the Middle East 6
PASI2003 Environment, Conflict and Development in the Western Pacific 6
PASI3001 The Contemporary Pacific: Society, Politics and Development 6
PASI3005 Pacific Islands Field School 6
POLS2031 Politics in the Middle East 6
POLS2070 Politics in Central Asia 6
POLS2095 Politics in Latin America 6
POLS2118 Democracy and Democratization in Latin America 6
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