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INMS3607: Indonesia: The Challenges of Development

This unit is designed for native speakers, near native speakers and advanced learners of Indonesian. It is one of six advanced units offered on a rotating basis, which can be taken in any order. Drawing on English and Indonesian language academic publications and other Indonesian-language resources, students will engage in research, writing and scholarly discussion in Indonesian on economic and governance challenges Indonesia faces, in particular corruption and other forms of criminality, and their implications for ordinary Indonesians.

Code INMS3607
Academic unit Indonesian Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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INMS3102 or INMS3602
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 a high standard of competence in Indonesian language and the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in a range of registers.
  • LO2. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Indonesian society and the ability to discuss issues pertaining to history, politics, socio-economics and development articulately and persuasively.
  • LO3. Demonstrate intercultural competence and the ability to work effectively and confidently across diverse groups and linguistic environments.
  • LO4. Demonstrate critical thinking, information and digital literacy, and the ability to exercise ethical judgments.
  • LO5. Effectively apply theoretical insights and empirical knowledge from Indonesian Studies to issues encountered in an interdisciplinary context.
  • LO6. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of Indonesia's development, including historical, social, cultural and political aspects, and frame this expertise within the broader field of Asian Studies.

Unit outlines

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