Units of Study

ASNS3690 - Approaches to Research in Asian Studies

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Matthew Stavros
Phone: +61 2 9351 4805
Email: matthew.stavros@sydney.edu.au


This unit gives students the opportunity to undertake broad background reading in theory and methodology relevant to Asian Studies. 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


12 senior credit points in Asian Studies


ASNS3902, JPNS3902, CHNS3902, INMS3902

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.


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