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Offered as part of Asian Studies major. Requires Head of School or Asian Studies Coordinator permission and is normally restricted to students who have the potential for Honours level work and are doing a major in Asian Studies.


Involves structured reading and writing on a topic agreed upon by the student and a supervisor and approved by the lecturer responsible for the unit. Students are expected to employ the skills and conceptual knowledge acquired in earlier units to investigate an appropriate issue or topic in Asian Studies.

Summary 2020

Unit name Asian Studies Research Project
Unit code HMA301
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Teaching staff

Dr Kaz Ross (coordinator) plus Asian Studies staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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 25 credit points of intermediate Asian Studies units plus Head of School approval required


Teaching Pattern

3 x 1 hr group sessions plus individual consultations; final presentation seminar


4,000 word essay (100%) plus hurdle requirements 1) literature review and research proposal (1000 words) and 2) presentation of project.

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