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Understanding Contemporary China - CHNS1601

This unit of study introduces key topics essential to understanding contemporary Chinese society and culture, including geography and environment, recent social and political change, art, literature and cultural practice, population and economic structure, education systems and issues of gender and sexuality. As a foundational unit in Chinese studies, it assumes no background knowledge of China or the Chinese language. It will be taught in English with an interdisciplinary approach.

Classes
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1xin-class test (30%), 1xClass presentation (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%) and Tutorial participation (10%)

Prohibitions

ASNS1101

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Chinese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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