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Asian Studies (TCE) HMA104



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Asian Studies (TCE) is designed for students undertaking the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) who are enrolled in a Tasmanian school or college. After a general introduction to Asia and Asian studies, College teachers will use materials made available from the University of Tasmania to teach on these three major themes:

  • The People of Asia: Ethnicity and diversity
  • Young Asia: Youth culture, pop culture, and the lives of young people.
  • Food in Focus: Asia's food challenges, traditional vs changing diets, food and ritual.


Unit name Asian Studies (TCE)
Unit code HMA104
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages

Asian Studies staff

Teaching staff

College teachers with Asian Studies staff support

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Full Year Period Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Full Year Period 24/2/2020 10/8/2020 11/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $1,671.00 2020: $4,216.00 099999

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Teaching Pattern

150 hours of classroom instruction to be delivered within colleges by college teachers.


1 x short assignment (5%, approx. 500 words);

2 x research tasks (20%, approx. 1500 words);

3 x major assignments (45%, approx. 4500 words);

Final folio – must include one research essay (1500 words) and 2 other items chosen from research tasks or major assignments which have been re-worked as a result of teacher feedback, and a final reflection of learning. Final folio to be assessed collaboratively via a viva voce with UTAS and college staff (30%)

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