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Asian Studies Project (AST384)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit enables students to pursue a practicum in the Asian region and/or a research project in preparation for employment or further study through honours or postgraduate research. Projects may involve internship, practicum, and other study / professional experience in the Asian region; or a research project with an Asian focus under the supervision of a member of academic staff. Approval for enrolment in this unit must be obtained in advance from the Academic Chair.
Timetabled Learning Activities By appointment with staff member/supervisor.
Unit Learning Experiences This unit is intended as a capstone for students pursuing an Asian Studies or related major with substantive Asian Studies content. The capstone experience includes options for a professional internship, a work-based research project, or a research paper in preparation for work or further study. Students may undertake a field placement through overseas study/internship programs in the Asian region, or propose alternative placement arrangements. Practica in several study areas, including international aid and development, international relations, business, Islamic studies, community development, are available in Indonesia through the ACICIS Indonesia program. Study and internships in other countries in the Asian region are also possible through the Japanese language program and through the International Office. The projects undertaken are intended to provide professional and/or research experience that will build on students' university studies. For double majors this unit may be combined with capstone units in their second major. Approval for enrolment in this unit must be obtained in advance from the Academic Chair. Students should consult potential supervisors well in advance with a project/placement proposal.
Assessment Assessment appropriate to the nature of the placement and/or research components of the project will involve an annotated bibliography and major essay of up to 4000 words for a 3 point unit and 8,000 words for a 6 point joint double major capstone project.
Some Arts School modules in preparation for the field placement and/or research components may also be required.
Prerequisites Permission of the Unit Coordinator.
Notes This unit is intended to include projects that involve internship, practicum, and other study or professional experience in the Asian region; or alternatively a research project with an Asian focus undertaken within Australia. Students must obtain approval of the Academic Chair prior to enrolment.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Co-Majors Asian Societies and Cultures
Appears in these Minors Asian Studies
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Asian Studies Project (AST3841) - as for AST384 except as follows
School School of Arts
Credit Points 6
Availability MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Asian Societies and Cultures
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
AST384
Associate Professor Carol Warren
Associate Professor - Asian Studies

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2345
e: C.Warren@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.073 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
AST3841
Associate Professor Carol Warren
Associate Professor - Asian Studies

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2345
e: C.Warren@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.073 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
AST384; AST3841

MURDOCH: S1-External
MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: SUM-External
MURDOCH: W-External
Associate Professor Carol Warren
Associate Professor - Asian Studies

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2345
e: C.Warren@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.073 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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