Minor Thesis - Asian Studies

Subject ASIA90003 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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.



Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


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


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.

Learning Outcomes:

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).

Prescribed Texts:


Recommended Texts:


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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