Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Fortnightly meetings with supervisor |
Total Time Commitment: 1 contact hours/week , 8-10 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Admission into the fourth-year honours program or Postgraduate Diploma in Arabic, Asian Studies, Chinese, Indonesian, Islamic Studies and Japanese, or to the Master of Asian Societies (200 or 150 point program)|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Dr Lewis Mayo
|Subject Overview:||This subject offers students the chance to undertake independent research in their respective disciplines in areas of interest to them, and present the findings in a scholarly manner. Topics might include aspects of regional history, ethnic groups, language, culture, polity, media, gender, class, religion, and literature. Students are expected to use target language sources, such as books, journals, internet access, satellite television and newspapers. Students may also make use of Western language materials to develop an understanding of the different approaches and methodologies in the study of their region of interest, through a comparison of Western and target language materials.|
|Assessment:||One 5000 word essay, 100% (due during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||To be advised by supervisor |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Arts (Asian Societies) |
Master of Islamic Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies
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