This study tour course will provide students with an introduction to contemporary, social, political and economic transformations in Myanmar. Students will participate in a preparatory seminar at ANU before spending two weeks in Myanmar with the academic convener. Lectures and workshops will be held at the University of Yangon, Myanmar's premier university. Guided site visits will incorporate locations of social, historical and political importance and will provide essential context for the issues considered in the course.
Students participating in this course in 2017 will be supported by the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan and will receive travel grants to assist with the cost of their in-country participation.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify and analyse some contemporary issues in Myanmar.
2. Evaluate scholarly literature on Myanmar.
3. Assemble material from a range of sources for a research project.
4. Communicate research findings in formal academic and on-line formats.
Further details and application information for this course can be found on the ANU Global Programs System [https://anu-au-sa.terradotta.com]. Students will be required to register on the ANU Global Programs System before submitting an application. Questions about the course and funding support for students can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org Testimonials from the 2015 participants can be seen here [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFrwDdwQRck].
Indicative AssessmentLiterature review (1000 words) - 25%
Online contributions - 25%
Contribution to pre-departure and in country activities - 10%
Research report (2000 words) - 40%
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• Participation in a preparatory seminar
• Completion of literature review
• Participation in two week study tour
• Contribution to online discussion
• Participation in debrief session
• Completion of research report
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Department of Political and Social Change to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- 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.
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|6228||01 Jul 2020||24 Jul 2020||24 Jul 2020||30 Sep 2020||In Person|