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Area/Catalogue
LANG 2039

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
154841

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To extend social, cultural and linguistic knowledge of Asia at an intermediate level by expanding students' understanding of communication in its cultural context and deepening their sociocultural awareness and intercultural understanding in Asian communities.

Course content

Students will engage in language study and participate in intercultural opportunities for communication and intellectual exchange. The course requires students to undertake a negotiated program within a host institution in-country and actively investigate contemporary and historic themes and topics that extend their understanding of language, culture and society and deepen their intercultural understanding of Asian societies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of Language 1B in the target language within the Bachelor of Arts, or equivalent by approval from the Program Director. COURSE ALERT: This course is not available to students who have completed: LANG 2036 Japanese In-Country

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE (INTENSIVE)
External (The course is delivered in-country in situ) up to 104 hours x 4 - 8 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 30% 4 weeks
Portfolio 3600 words or equivalent 40% 4 weeks
Examination N/A 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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