Approaches to Research in Asian Studies (ASNS3690)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment

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%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Senior credit points in Asian Studies

Prohibitions

JPNS3902, CHNS3902, INMS3902, ASNS3902

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.