- Code MEAS4001
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
- 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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- understand one or more complex issues relevant to Middle Eastern and Central Asian studies;
- analyse those issues using relevant theories and advanced research methods;
- formulate sophisticated responses to those issues; and,
- communicate those issues and responses persuasively in writing and/or orally.
- Essay, 4000-5000 words (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final examination, 3 hours (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Class participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsWill change depending on topic
Preliminary ReadingWill change depending on topic
Completion of a cognate major
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