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Honours

Build upon the skills and knowledge gained in your undergraduate degree, and focus on a research topic that interests you!

  • Fields of Study

    There are three main areas which can be studied during an Honours year:

    • Honours in Chinese Studies
    • Honours in Japanese Studies
    • Honours in Asian Studies
  • Honours Options and Pre-requisites

    BA Honours: with an Asian Language

    • Chinese/Japanese III with credit or above, or equivalent.
    • Three non-language Asian Studies or Asia-related subjects at a credit standard or above.

    BA Honours: without an Asian Language

    • Four non-language Asian Studies or Asia-related subjects at a credit standard or above, and training in any one discipline in humanities and social sciences.

    BA Honours: Joint Honours (with another department): with an Asian Language

    • Chinese/Japanese III with credit or above.
    • Two non-language, Asian Studies or Asia-related subjects at a credit standard or above, and
    • Acceptance as a Joint Honours candidate by the Department which will jointly participate in the student's Honours program.

    BA Honours: Joint Honours (with another department): without an Asian Language

    • Three non-language, Asian Studies or Asia-related subjects at a credit standard or above, and
    • Acceptance as a Joint Honours candidate by the department which will jointly participate in the student's Honours program.
  • Structure of Honours Program

    Semester 1

    Semester 2

    Theory and Methodology
    in Asian Studies (25%)

    Core Language or Special Topics
    in Asian Studies (25%)

    Thesis (50%)

    The content of the course work for each individual student is decided by Asian Studies Honours Committee.

    Coursework in First Semester

    1. Theory and Methodology in Asian Studies (Compulsory)
    2. Optional course depending on specialisation:
      1. Core Language: (for an option with an Asian language)
      2. Special Topics in Asian Studies (for an option without an Asian language)
  • How to Apply

    To apply for an Honours program in Asian Studies, please complete the online form.

  • Contact for Further Information

    For further details on Honours study please contact:

    Professor Mobo Gao
    Honours Convenor

Department of Asian Studies
Level 6, Kenneth Wills Building

THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 5815
F: +61 8 8313 4388
socialsciences@adelaide.edu.au