Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Total Time Commitment:
24 contact hours plus non-contact study hours, estimated total time committment: 120 hours
Entry into the Master of International Relations, Master of International Relations or Master of Arts (Asian Societies).
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Carolyn Stevens
Professor Pookong Kee
This subject provides an advanced introduction to the field of Asian Studies. It offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the conceptualisation and analysis of Asia. Students will be encouraged to consider commonalities and differences in the development and diplomatic experience of countries in East, Southeast, South and West Asia. The Asia Pacific is presented as a region that shares some distinct attributes but is also intrinsically connected to other parts of the world.
Written work totalling 5000 words comprising of one 3000 word research essay 60% (due during the examination period) and four opinion pieces of 500 words 40% (due throughout the semester).
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A Reading Pack will be available for purchase from the University Bookshop.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This subject is a compulsory component of the Master of International Relations and the Master of Arts (Asian Societies) (teach-out).
Master of International Relations |
Asian Studies |
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