The Bachelor of Asian Studies (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
48 units from the completion of the Asia-Pacific Studies Honours Specialisation.
HONS4100 Final Honours Grade will be used to calculate the Class of Honours and the Mark. It will be calculated using the formula: Σ (mark x units) / Σ units, giving NCN and WN a nominal mark of zero.
A Bachelor of Asian Studies degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years:
- with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent in relevant courses in their Bachelor Pass Degree (i.e., courses that are relevant to their proposed honours thesis), excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses).
- With a minimum of 24 units of sequential language study or equivalent proficiency in an Asian language OR a 48 unit major or equivalent in Pacific Studies
- with a 24 unit minor or equivalent in a cognate discipline.
- with the written approval of an identified supervisor and the CAP Honours Program Convenor for the thesis.
Asian Studies; Ancient History; Anthropology; Applied Japanese Linguistics; Archaeology; Art Theory; Asian Art History; Asian History; Asia-Pacific Politics; Asia-Pacific Security Studies; Asian Studies; Chinese Studies; Comparative Politics; Criminology; Development Studies; Economic Studies; Environmental Studies; Gender, Sexuality and Culture; History; Human Rights; Indonesian Studies; Inter-Asia Cultural Studies; International Communication; International Relations; International Security Studies; Linguistics; Literatures of Asia; Northeast Asian Studies; Pacific Studies; Peace, Conflict and War Studies; Philosophy; Political Science; Political Theory; Psychology; Social Research Methods; Sociology; South Asian Studies; Southeast Asian Studies; Sustainable Development.
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- Annual indicative fee for international students
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The Bachelor of Asian Studies Honours year is an opportunity for those who have completed a good pass degree to do independent research relating to Asia or the Pacific in one of the world's leading universities. As an Honours student you will have access to the wealth of Asian-Pacific expertise across the ANU and to the great holdings of the University and the National libraries. You will have expert supervisory guidance and research training in the College of Asia and the Pacific. With a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Honours) degree, you will acquire in-depth contextual knowledge and develop the research skills you need to move on to a higher research degree and/or professional employment.
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We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- pose a significant research question relating to the Asia-Pacific region
- investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
- communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.