Courses & Units

Indonesian 3B HMN314

Prospective students based in Launceston; Burnie or other parts of Tasmania and Australia; will need to enrol as Hobart off-campus.The prerequisite is not applicable to background speakers of Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Indonesia. These background speakers (such as students from Malaysia; Malay students from Singapore; students from East Timor with good Indonesian skills) should enrol in Advanced Indonesian (HMN313 or HMN314). In some cases; unit coordinator may approve these background speakers to enrol in Intermediate Indonesian (HMN207 or HMN208).


This is an advanced Indonesian unit that builds on HMN313. It is suitable for students who have significant prior Indonesian language learning and/or background speakers. This unit enables students to read, understand, and produce more technical and formal Indonesian. The unit covers content such as articles from newspapers, excerpts from novels, short stories, popular and academic journals, and videos that have been adapted to suit the skills of the students in this unit. You will be involved in discussing and providing opinions on complex and original issues that you learn each week. Independent study skills are essential to complete this unit successfully. Advanced Indonesian is currently offered via online cross-institutional study. For advice, please contact the coordinator


Unit name Indonesian 3B
Unit code HMN314
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator Doctor Taufiq Tanasaldy
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Debate complex topics (young people, environmental, social and political issues, as well as Australia-Indonesia relations) using the Indonesian language
  • Respond to spoken and written Indonesian, using an active vocabulary of 2500, including extended passages on a wide range of topics in Indonesia and edited authentic materials with use of a dictionary
  • Apply cross-cultural awareness to written and verbal communication when responding to assigned complex topics

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
091513 $555.00 $555.00 not applicable $2,324.00

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AssessmentSpeaking Practices (20%)|Speaking and Interview Test (20%)|Listening and Writing Tests (60%)
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