• 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 PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Timothy Hassall
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    See Future Offerings

The course is for students who have demonstrated an upper intermediate level of proficiency or above 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. 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.

Other Information

Enrolment is contingent on appropriate supervisors being available to work with students.

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

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 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.

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Specialisations

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 $3216
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4590
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4175 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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