Minor Thesis - Asian Studies

Subject ASIA90003 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor
Total Time Commitment:

Total of 10 hours per week.


Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth year honours in Arabic, Chinese, Islamic Studies, Indonesian or Japanese; or the Masters in International Studies.



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Core Participation Requirements:

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/


Dr Lewis Mayo email lmayo@unimelb.edu.au

Subject Overview:

A thesis of 14 000 words on a topic chosen by the student, in consultation with the supervisor.


communicate the results of research in a scholarly and systematic manner, both orally and in writing.


A thesis of 14 000 words 100% (due end of semester).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • demonstrate the ability to initiate research problems with guidance from a supervisor.
  • be able to devise and apply appropriate research methodology.
  • show highly developed analytical skills in the evaluation of scholarly data.


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