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China's Economic and Social Development (ASIA90011)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeASIA90011
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject examines China’s economic and social development experience from a generally economic standpoint. Contents include: patterns of traditional Chinese society and economy; geography and resource constraints, development since 1949, the transition to a market economy and contemporary problems and options.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject, students should have:

  • an understanding of China's economic, social, political and resource constraints;
  • an understanding of issues and challenges associated with development and transition from a market economy; and
  • an ability to apply research skills and critical methods to an enquiry.

Generic skills

Students who complete this subject should:

  • be able to apply research skills and critical methods to a field of enquiry; and
  • be able to communicate oral and written arguments and ideas effectively and articulately.

Last updated: 21 August 2019