SPECIAL NOTE: Unit coordinator permission required for enrolment
Key Semester Dates
Final WW 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).
This unit aims to give students an insight into some of the important and contentious issues emerging in contemporary China. No previous study of China or Chinese language is required as the background and historical introduction necessary for making meaning of events, changes and trends in China now will be provided. Students will be introduced to a range of topics including population policies, governance issues, protests and social change, internet censorship and control, online cultures and practices, the question of 'youth' and the new generation gap.
ASSESSMENT: 200 level and 300 level: Written assignments and class work totalling 3000 words (40%), seminar participation and presentation (20%), 2-hr exam (40%) Level 300 students will be required to answer more complex examination questions
2 hr workshop seminar each week (2hrs x 13weeks)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
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.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.