• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Turkish
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, Asian Languages, Contemporary Europe, Middle East Studies, European Studies

This course aims to further develop students' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills towards becoming independent users of Turkish language. Each week, students will explore the defining events and characteristics of a decade in Turkey from the 1920s to 2010s through film, literature, music and arts. Students will gain a deeper understanding of Turkish culture and society while developing the skills express opinions and ideas. The students will be expected to complete online study modules weekly before attending the online live session.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. utilise an intermediate standard of Turkish grammar in relatively complex sentences across the four basic competencies (reading, writing, speaking and listening);
  2. express simple ideas spontaneously both in writing and speaking;
  3. identify and explain complex issues relating to modern Turkish society within its regional and global context;
  4. interpret themes in contemporary Turkish society encountered in film, literature and other material; and
  5. articulate their ideas in structured and argumentative essays or oral presentations

Other Information

Open Universities Australia Enrolment and Fees

Please refer to the Open Universities Australia website for OUA enrolment deadlines and fees.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Homework (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  3. Oral presentation (10 minutes) (15) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  4. Mid-term quiz (1 hour) (20) [LO 1,2,5]
  5. Film review (500 words) (15) [LO 1,3,4,5]
  6. Research report (1000 words) (30) [LO 1,3,4,5]

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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) 84 hours of learning activities over 12 weeks consisting of:

60 hours of preparation before each online class, working on the written and audio materials provided in the learning platform;

24 hours of participation in the online live session;

b) 46 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed TURK2001; or permission of the convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed TURK6504.

Prescribed Texts

Not applicable


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $4980
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
ANU Online
6767 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 Online N/A
OUA Online
6768 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 Online N/A

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