Units of Study

Asian Studies Electives
As well as the units listed below, taught by the Asian Studies program, you can find Asian Studies electives on offer in the current year, taught by other departments and programs, in the Asian Studies Unit of Study Table in the FASS Undergraduate Handbook.

ASNS3690 - Approaches to Research in Asian Studies

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Olivier Ansart


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.


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%)


Course reader available from the University Copy Centre


1x2-hr seminar/week


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


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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