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Asian Studies

Specialisation (formal)Year: 2019

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Overview

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation should:

  • have an advanced level of study designed to allow students to specialise their knowledge across one area of study;
  • have the scope to refine their analytical skills and research techniques;
  • gain the opportunity to specialise with strong foundation for the future progression to higher degree research in Arts at the Masters or PhD level; and
  • improved scope of employment options and professional advancement.

Structure

100 credit points

Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced ) in this area of specialisation requires:

  • one compulsory subject (12.5 points)
  • thesis subject (50 points)
  • elective subjects (37.5 points)

Total 100 points

Please note: Students must enrol in the thesis ASIA40004 Asian Studies Thesis Part 1 and ASIA40005 Asian Studies Thesis Part 2 over two consecutive semesters

Subject Options

Compulsory Subject

12.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ASIA90004 Critical Asian Perspectives
Semester 1
12.5

Thesis Subject

50 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ASIA40004 Asian Studies Thesis Part 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ASIA40005 Asian Studies Thesis Part 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Elective Subjects

37.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ASIA90001 Human Rights in Southeast Asia
Semester 2
12.5
ASIA90008 Asia and the World
Semester 2
12.5
ASIA90009 Asian Traditions - Asian Modernities Not available in 2019 12.5
ASIA90011 China's Economic and Social Development
Semester 2
12.5
ASIA90014 China's Two Social Revolutions
March
12.5
ASIA90015 Conflict and Terrorism in Southeast Asia
July
12.5
ASIA90018 Indonesia Rising?
Semester 2
November
12.5
ASIA90016 China and the Environment
Semester 2
12.5
ASIA90018 Indonesia Rising?
Semester 2
November
12.5
CULS40006 Cultural Studies in Asia Not available in 2019 12.5
GEND90006 Gender, Globalisation and Development
Semester 1
12.5
HIST90026 History, Memory and Violence in Asia
Semester 2
12.5
INTS90007 Rising China in the Globalised World
Winter Term
12.5
INTS90008 Education and State Power in China
Semester 1
12.5
POLS90013 Politics and Business in post-Mao China Not available in 2019 12.5

Links

http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/asiainstitute

Last updated: 4 October 2019