Courses & Units

Critical Reading and Theory for Asia HMA414


Note: Students must apply to the unit coordinator or Head of School for permission to enrol in this unit.


This unit will be conducted in two sections. In the first section students will be provided with the skills required to conduct the research necessary to complile a short thesis. The second section of the unit will acquaint students with important issues related to post-graduate research in Asian studies.


Unit name Critical Reading and Theory for Asia
Unit code HMA414
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Teaching staff Asian Studies staff
Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Intensive Session Feb C On-Campus International Domestic


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Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Intensive Session Feb C 13/2/2017 15/2/2017 16/2/2017 19/2/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $1,587.00 2017: $3,806.00 090399

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  • entry into BA(Hons) or postgraduate program


Teaching Pattern2 hrs weekly

Written work totalling 6000 words

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