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ASNS2669: Field Study of Southeast Asia

Students will travel to Southeast Asia to undertake supervised, in-country field study. Focusing on a complex, real-world issue (e.g. urbanisation, women's empowerment, disability and social inclusion), students will consider the issue from a multidisciplinary perspective, including geographical, political, economic, social and cultural. While in the destination country, students will work in small multidisciplinary groups to conduct a mini research project. *Note that this unit is subject to travel and health advice at the time the unit is offered and may be delivered virtually. For more information please contact the unit coordinator.

Code ASNS2669
Academic unit Asian Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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24 credit points at 1000 level
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate familiarity with key aspects of the Southeast Asian region, including its cultures, history and geography and its political and economic systems
  • LO2. Demonstrate the ability to draw on insights provided by a range of disciplines when analysing complex real-world problems in a Southeast Asian context
  • LO3. Present evidence-based arguments in academic and policy genres
  • LO4. Work in interdisciplinary groups to understand and deconstruct complex social issues.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.