This unit explores the emergence of modern Asia. It analyses the impact of European colonisation at the end of the 19th century and traces the economic, political and cultural changes brought by modernisation. European ideas about Asia, capitalism and socialism, nationalism, independence and separatist movements and struggles are all explored. Other topics such as the development of vibrant popular cultures and products (such as Japanese anime, Chinese rock music, Indonesian dangdut dance) and the impact of globalisation including tourism are covered.
|Unit name||Asia: Transformation and Change|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Asian Languages & Studies|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Semester||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|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 2014.
|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.
2 hr lecture (Hobart), 1x1hr tutorial weekly. 2hr recorded lecture (Launceston), 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly
Short written assignments totalling 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.|
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