• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, Middle East Studies, Language Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Huda Al-Tamimi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
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This course provides students with the opportunity, through various combinations of lectures, seminars, readings and written research and analysis, to complete intensive study in one or more topics relating to Middle Eastern and Central Asian studies.

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. Understand one or more complex issues relevant to Middle Eastern and Central Asian studies,
  2. Analyse those issues using relevant theories and advanced research methods
  3. Formulate sophisticated responses to those issues, and
  4. Communicate those issues and responses persuasively in writing and/or orally

Indicative Assessment

The assessment will vary according to the topic, but will cover LO1-4, and typically consists of one essay of 4000-5000 words (60%) and one 3-hour final examination (40%)

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 12 hours of seminars; and b) 118 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Arts Honours (HARTS or HART2), Bachelor of Languages Honours (HLANG), Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Honours (HMECA) or Bachelor of Asian Studies Honours (HASIA), or have completed 144 units towards the Bachelor of Philosophy (Arts) (APHAR or APNAR).

Prescribed Texts

Will change depending on topic



Preliminary Reading

Will change depending on topic



Will change depending on topic



Assumed Knowledge

Completion of a cognate major


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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
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
3676 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
Modern Muslim Societies
5183 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

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