Units of Study

ASNS3690 - Approaches to Research in Asian Studies

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Matthew Stavros

Description

This unit gives students the opportunity to undertake broad background reading in preparation for the honours thesis. The unit trains students to discuss published work exemplifying a range of approaches to humanistic and/or social scientific research. It thus provides models on which students can draw in creating their own research proposal.

Assessments

classwork (20%), 1x3000wd research proposal (40%), 1xbibliographical exercise (equivalent to 1000wds) (10%), 1xpresentation based on draft proposal (10%), critical reviews or other written assignments (equivalent to 2000wds) (20%)

Textbooks

Course reader available from the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

Credit average or above in a minimum of 30 senior credit points of Asian studies or Asian language

Prohibitions

ASNS3902, JPNS3902, CHNS3902, INMS3902

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program

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