This Unit of Study introduces Southeast Asia. It emphasises the importance of geographical, political, economic, social and cultural context to our understanding of complex real-world problems. Having gained insight into these aspects of contemporary Southeast Asia, students learn to apply an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of challenges faced by the region such as economic and social inequality, environmental management, food security and urbanisation. Students will have a field-work option for this unit on application.
26hr online instruction and activities/semester or 12hr online instruction and 14hr field-work activities.
5x200wd content quizzes (15%), 1x1000wd briefing paper (25%), 1x1500wd case study exercise (30%), 1x2500wd essay (30%)
12 Junior credit points