• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Timothy Hassall
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2017
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The course is for students who have completed ASIA2083 and have demonstrated an advanced level of proficiency 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 the supervision of a member of academic staff, on a common theme that may change from semester to semester. Students will arrange to meet with their supervisor on a regular basis to create a project in their target language. Enrolment in this course is contingent on the availability of appropriate supervisors. 

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

2. Have deepened their ability to discuss and synthesize complex ideas about a given discipline or topic area.

3. Have gained 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.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Fortnightly meetings with Course Coordinator or Supervisor. Students are expected to read a representative set of readings, as agreed with the supervisor, in academic and non-academic texts in the target language, and demonstrate the ability to analyze the subtleties and nuances that are found in the selected readings.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have successfully completed HIND3108, ASIA6108 or HIND6108, INDN3005, INDN6005, SKRT3108, SKRT6508, THAI3008, THAI6008.

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 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
2017 $2856
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
On-campus
9203 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A
Online
9204 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 Online N/A

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