Courses & Units

Asia: Transformation and Change HMA102

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Asia: Transformation and Change
Unit code HMA102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities
Discipline Asian Languages & Studies
Teaching staff Coordinator Dr Nicki Tarulevicz, guest lecturers
Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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.

About Census Dates

Fees

Domestic

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hr lecture (Hobart), 1x1hr tutorial weekly. 2hr recorded lecture (Launceston), 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly

Assessment

Short written assignments totalling 1,000 words (30%), 1 x 1500 word research essay (30%), 2 hour examination (40%).

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

RequiredInformation about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
Co-op Bookshop links