• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

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. Fortnightly meetings to discuss material covered will be on a one-to-one basis.

Learning Outcomes

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

At the end of the course students will be able to:

i) write effective critical reports on academic articles in their topic area

ii) write a well-researched and well-argued essay based on secondary sources in their topic area.

(iii) orally discuss, with a good level of analysis, a range of academic articles in their topic area

Other Information

This course is for high performing students. Prerequisites are:

i) completion of 72 units at ANU or equivalent, and

ii) a credit average in non-language courses completed,  and 

(iii) submission and approval by course convenor of a short (250-300 word) written proposal for a research essay that would form the basis of the course.

Indicative Assessment

Five written reports of 400 words each (35% total); one research essay of 3,000 words (55%); performance in discussions during fortnightly meetings (10%).

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Workload

Fortnightly meetings to discuss material covered will be on a one-to-one basis.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed at least 48 units of university courses.

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

Assumed Knowledge

Familiarity with basic conventions for format and organisation of a research essay in humanities/social sciences.

 

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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
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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