• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, Middle East Studies, Language Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

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:

  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.

Other Information

Semester 1, 2019
Europe in the Middle East

Indicative Assessment

  1. Essay, 4000-5000 words (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Final examination, 3 hours (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  3. Class participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of seminars over 12 weeks; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be enrolled in the Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, or with the permission of the Course Convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MEAS4001.

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed texts for 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
2021 $3630
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5580
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

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