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AST4000 - Contemporary Issues in Asia

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Professor Ross Mouer


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2008 (Day)


This unit explores political, economic, and social issues confronting societies in contemporary Asia. Students are encouraged to develop expertise on a particular country or issue, but they are also expected to become informed about Asia as a region.


Journal: 25%
Research paper (5000 words): 50%
Exam: 25%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

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