This unit introduces students to Asia as a region comprising a great diversity of people, cultures, religions and ideas. It challenges simplistic portrayals of pre-modern Asia as never-changing and bound by static tradition. This unit explores how the movement of people, ideas, and material goods made pre-modern Asia one of the most exciting and vibrant regions of the world. Other topics covered include the 'silk road', religion and belief systems (indigenous beliefs, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Daoism and Islam).
|Unit name||Asia: Enduring Traditions|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Asian Languages & Studies|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2015.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $769.00||2015: $1,812.00||090309|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
2 hr lecture (Hobart), 1x1hr tutorial weekly. 2hr recorded lecture (Launceston), 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly
|Assessment||Short written assignments and class word totaling 1,000 words (30%), 1 x 1500 word research essay (30%), 2 hour examination (40%).|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.|