• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Research
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Matthew Tomlinson
  • Mode of delivery Blended
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
    See Future Offerings

The final component of the Master of Asia and Pacific Studies is an individual course of readings on a topic identified by the student in consultation with the coordinator. The focus will be on English language material but students with particular Asian language skills will be encouraged to use them where possible. Weekly discussions to discuss material covered will be on a one-to-one basis.

This course will provide an opportunity for students to pursue a research topic of their own interest, display their ability to independently research and compose a dissertation of high standard.

Learning Outcomes

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

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will

1. have an advanced understanding of a complex body of knowledge focusing on a research project agreed with their supervisor
2. be able to analyse critically, reflect on and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories
3. research and apply established theories to a body of knowledge
4. interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas in the form of an oral presentation and a significant written piece

Indicative Assessment

1. Research proposal - 10% (LO 1,2,3)
2. Oral presentation - 20% (LO 1,2,3,4)
3. Final essay - 70% - (LO 1,2,3,4)

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Workload

Full-time students should expect to commit approximately 10 hours per week to their research

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.

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, 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
3659 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 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
8661 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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