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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify significant issues in contemporary Asia
- outline the important historical benchmarks of Asia post-World War 2
- compare and contrast social, economic, political and cultural developments in Asia
- synthesise information from various sources to develop an argument on Asia's trajectory
- Geography, History, Politics and Economy
- Current Issues: International Relations, Religion, Population, Urbanisation, Ethnicity, Gender Issues
- Introduction to China, India and Indonesia
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject is area-focused and interdisciplinary, designed to enhance Asia literacy by discovering Asia's diversity from historical developments to current global engagements. It covers traditional topics such as history and geography, as well as more contemporary issues facing Asia today, such as the issues of gender equality, environmental sustainability and globalisation. This subject employs a topical approach and provides an introduction to three of the largest Asian countries: China, India and Indonesia.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
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- eTest (20%)
- Project on current issues in Asia (50%)
- Reflective Journal (30%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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