Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies)

 

Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies)

Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) (Honours)


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Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course and stream title

BPARTAST-01

Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies)

BHARTASH-01

Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) (Honours)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Admission to candidature

This is an exit only course. Students who wish to apply for admission to candidature are admitted to candidature for the Bachelor of Arts degree in the first instance. If they complete the requirements for that degree, while also meeting the criteria for the Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) as specified below, they will be offered the option of graduation with either the Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) or the Bachelor of Arts.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) are set out in Table A and Table B of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Table of units of study.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must complete 144 credit points comprising:
(a)
two majors chosen from the list of majors set out in this resolution, including one major in an Asian language;
(b)
no more than 48 credit points in junior units of study;
(c)
no more than 60 senior credit points from any single subject area; and
(d)
no more than 60 credit points (12 junior and 48 senior) from Table B, except that the balance between junior and senior may be varied where required by the pre- or co-requisites in the table of units of study for a particular Table B subject area in which the candidate intends to major.

5 Majors

(1)
Completion of an Asian language major and a second major from those listed in these resolutions is a requirement of the degree. Candidates may have the option of completing a third major depending on the entry level of their language units of study. Units of study counted towards one major may not count toward any other major completed.
(2)
The majors available are:
(a)
Arabic Language and Cultures
(b)
Asian Studies
(c)
Chinese Studies
(d)
Indonesian Studies
(e)
Japanese Studies
(f)
Korean Studies
(g)
Sanskrit
(3)
The requirements for the completion of a major are listed in the resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

6 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an additional year of full-time study after completion of the pass degree. Part-time study in the Honours course is permitted if approved by the administering department or program.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the honours degree, a candidate must complete 48 credit points of honours units of study in a subject area listed under majors in these resolutions or joint honours in two subject areas listed under majors in these resolutions.
(3)
Admission and award requirements for honours are listed in the resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

7 Award of the degree

(1)
The Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) is awarded in two grades: Pass or Honours. The honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
(2)
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2015 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.