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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The Asian Studies fourth-year Honours program aims to enable high-achieving students to further their knowledge of an Asian society (or societies), and to develop generic skills such as research and writing skills. Students are expected to work towards completing an original research thesis of about 12,000 to 15,000 words on a topic of their choice.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesThesis writing

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in AHA - Bachelor of Arts with Honours


Incompatible subjectsAST4HON OR AST4HNJ

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Construct a well-argued essay
02. Contribute meaningfully to critical discussions and debates about various issues pertaining each students' area of research
03. Understand the basic elements of research and critical writing and thinking

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