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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Australia and Asia

Enrolment code: HMA211/311

Offered: Hobart: semester 2, Launceston: semester 2 [by video-link]

Unit description:

Analyses history, theory and practice of contact between Asian and Western cultures. The unit aims to foster understanding of cultural difference. Initial contact, colonialism, ‘orientalism’, human rights, education and differing ideas about the individual will be some of the problems investigated.

Staff Dr S Philpott For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1-hr lecture, 1.5-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Arts  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam (40%), 2,500-word essay (20% ea), 1,000-word tutorial participation (20%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Asian Studies  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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