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Unit Code
Unit Title
HMA400 Asian Studies Honours (Full-time)
HMA401 Asian Studies Honours (Part-time)
HMA402 Thesis
HMA404 Guided Reading Program
HMA407 Asian Studies Honours Special Project
HMA414 Critical Reading and Theory for Asia
HMA416 Asia Matters: China Now
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA417 Reporting Asia
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA420 Gender in Asia
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA453 Professional Placement in Asia
HMA460 Thesis A
HMA461 Thesis B
HMC400 Chinese Honours (Full-time)
HMC401 Chinese Honours (Part-time)
HMC403 Guided Reading in Chinese
HMC404 Thesis
HMC407 Chinese Language Teaching Methodology
(Not Offered 2014)
HMC415 Asian Languages Teaching Methodology
(Not Offered 2014)
HMC460 Thesis A
HMC461 Thesis B
HMJ400 Japanese Honours (Full-time)
HMJ401 Japanese Honours (Part-time)
HMJ405 Japanese 4C
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ406 Japanese 4D
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ407 Japanese Language Teaching Methodology
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ408 Japan in the Twenty-first Century
HMJ409 Guided Reading in Japanese
HMJ411 The Text in Contemporary Japan
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ415 Thesis Japanese
HMJ416 Asian Languages Teaching Methodology
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ435 Introduction to Professional Japanese Translation
HMJ437 Japanese-English, English-Japanese Interpreting
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ461 Thesis B Japanese
HMN400 Indonesian Honours (Full-time)
HMN401 Indonesian Honours (Part-time)
HMN403 Guided Reading in Indonesian
HMN405 Thesis
HMN415 Indonesian 3C Advanced
HMN416 Indonesian 3D Advanced
HMN417 Asian Languages Teaching Methodology
(Not Offered 2014)
HMN460 Thesis A
HMN461 Thesis B

2014 HMA414 Critical Reading and Theory for Asia

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: Students must apply to the unit coordinator or Head of School for permission to enrol in this unit.


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HMA414 H,L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 L On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

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This unit will be conducted in two sections. In the first section students will be provided with the skills required to conduct the research necessary to complile a short thesis. The second section of the unit will acquaint students with important issues related to post-graduate research in Asian studies.



Written work totalling 6000 words

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs weekly

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H,L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Video conferencing - H,L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

Prereq entry into BA(Hons) or postgraduate program

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Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Asian Studies staff

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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

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