Master of Arts

Asian Studies

For candidates admitted under Rule (b)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline.
24 cps
Advanced Standing 24  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
HUMS505 Reading Unit A 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
HUMS507 Minor Research Project 6  
HUMS508 Major Research Project 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 18 credit points from the following units:
18 cps
CHIN211 Chinese Calligraphy 6  
CHIN325 Contemporary Chinese Culture 6  
CIJ210 Cultural Expression in Modern Asia 6  
ECON345 The Elephant and the Dragon: India and China in the Asian Century 6  
HIST343 Islam in the Modern World 6  
INDN315 Contemporary Indonesian Culture 6  
ISLM344 Islam and the West: the Clash of Civilisations? 6  
ISLM363 Women in Islam 6  
JAPN245 Introduction to Japanese Popular Culture 6  
LING380 The Languages of Asia 6  
MUSI330 Asian Musical Traditions 6  
PAIS318 Australia's Relations with Asia 6  
PAIS352 International Human Rights 6  
PAIS361 Sex, Crime and Corruption 6  
PAIS363 Women, Family and the State in Asia 6  
PAIS380 Dragon in Chains? Contemporary Chinese Politics 6  
PAIS390 Politics in the Developing World 6  
RELS381 Chinese and Japanese Religion: A History 6  
RELS386 Buddhism: A History 6  
RELS392 Meditation in Eastern Religions 6  
SOCY319 Globalisation, Development and Social Change 6  
And complete 24 credit points from the following units: 24 cps
HIST542 British India: From Clive to Kipling to Gandhi 6  
LING580 The Languages of Asia 6  
PAIS518 Australia's Relations with Asia 6  
PAIS552 International Human Rights 6  
PAIS561 Sex, Crime and Corruption 6  
PAIS563 Women, Family and the State in Asia 6  
PAIS580 Dragon in Chains? Contemporary Chinese Politics 6  
PAIS590 Politics in the Developing World 6  
RELS581 Chinese and Japanese Religion: A History 6  
RELS586 Buddhism: A History 6  
RELS592 Meditation in Eastern Religions 6  
SOCY519 Globalisation, Development and Social Change 6  
Elective Units
Complete 6 to 18 credit points with a maximum of 6 credit points at 200, 300 or 400 level:
6-18 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

Course Plans for each Commencing Trimester

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