* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Explores a range of issues of relevance to contemporary Asia. The unit considers the major religions of Asia, their role in contemporary social and political life and their architectural expression in the built environment. Basic concepts of development are introduced in the context of discussions of the environment, indigenous peoples and tourism.
ASSESSMENT: 2,000-word essay (35%), 2-hr exam in June (40%), 1 case study (10%), 1,000-word tutorial paper (10%), tutorial participation (5%)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H,L Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Video conferencing - H,L A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
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