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This course information is for commencing (new) students in 2013.

Bachelor of Arts > Asian Studies (HMA)

Course Structure

Max. 37.5% non HMA advanced units within which there will be a max. 12.5% non HMx units
This diagram illustrates the course structure. Please check individual unit information for the semester that each unit is available in.

Year 1

 
Introductory Unit 1
HMA101 Asia: Enduring Traditions
 

Year 2

 
Intermediate Unit 2
Choice from 14 units...
 

Year 3

 
Advanced Unit 1
Choice from 16 units...
 
Advanced Unit 2
Choice from 25 units...
 
Advanced Unit 3
Choice from 25 units...
 
Advanced Unit 4
Choice from 32 units...
 
Please select your campus so we can show which units are available:
Key: Green tick Unit offering available
 
 

Introductory Unit 1

Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA101 Asia: Enduring Traditions
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Mutual Exclusions: HMA103
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Introductory Unit 2

Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA102 Asia: Transformation and Change
12.5%


Available Semester 2

* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Intermediate Unit 1

Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA255 Re-imagining Asian Area Studies Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% Arts at introductory level
Mutual Exclusions: HMA355
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Intermediate Unit 2

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA206 Understanding Asia Through Food
12.5%
Available Semester 1



HMA208 Chinese Society & Culture (Shanghai) Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMA121; HMA223/323
HMA211 Australia and Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in Asian Studies; at 25% level 100 in Arts for others
HMA213 Performing Asia on Local and Global Stages Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA214 Islam in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HMA215 Asia On film: from Cricket to Crime Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% introductory units
HMA221 Contemporary Asian Issues Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
Mutual Exclusions: HMA246/346
HMA224 Costume in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% passed in Arts at Introductory level.
Mutual Exclusions: HMA324
HMA225 Asia Matters: China now Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA226 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA251 Volunteering in Asia
12.5%
Available Semester 1


Available Semester 5
HMA254 Asian Cities: the transnational and the local Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% Arts at introductory level
Mutual Exclusions: HMA354
HMA260 Reporting Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HMA261 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% of Arts units
Mutual Exclusions: HSA272/372
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Advanced Unit 1

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA301 Asian Studies Research Project
12.5%
Available Semester 1

Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: 25% Level 200 Asian Studies or equivalent plus Head of School approval required
HMA308 Chinese Society & Culture (Shanghai) Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA121; HMA223/323
HMA313 Performing Asia on Local and Global Stages Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA314 Islam in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA315 Asia On film: from Cricket to Crime Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% introductory units
HMA318 Understanding Asia through Food
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25 % of introductory units
HMA321 Contemporary Asian Issues Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
Mutual Exclusions: HMA246/346
HMA323 Chinese Language, Society and Culture Not offered in 2013
25.0%




Mutual Exclusions: HMA121; cannot be taken as part of a Chinese major
HMA324 Costume in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% in Arts at intermediate level in POE R3A.
Mutual Exclusions: HMA224
HMA325 Asia Matters: China now Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA326 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA351 Volunteering in Asia
12.5%
Available Semester 1


Available Semester 5
HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia
25.0%




Prerequisites: HMA251 or HMA351
HMA354 Asian Cities: the transnational and the local Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% Arts at introductory level
Mutual Exclusions: HMA254
HMA360 Reporting Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HMA361 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% of Arts units
Mutual Exclusions: HSA272/372
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Advanced Unit 2

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA301 Asian Studies Research Project
12.5%
Available Semester 1

Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: 25% Level 200 Asian Studies or equivalent plus Head of School approval required
HMA308 Chinese Society & Culture (Shanghai) Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA121; HMA223/323
HMA313 Performing Asia on Local and Global Stages Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA314 Islam in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA315 Asia On film: from Cricket to Crime Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% introductory units
HMA318 Understanding Asia through Food
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25 % of introductory units
HMA321 Contemporary Asian Issues Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
Mutual Exclusions: HMA246/346
HMA323 Chinese Language, Society and Culture Not offered in 2013
25.0%




Mutual Exclusions: HMA121; cannot be taken as part of a Chinese major
HMA324 Costume in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% in Arts at intermediate level in POE R3A.
Mutual Exclusions: HMA224
HMA325 Asia Matters: China now Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA326 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA351 Volunteering in Asia
12.5%
Available Semester 1


Available Semester 5
HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia
25.0%




Prerequisites: HMA251 or HMA351
HMA354 Asian Cities: the transnational and the local Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% Arts at introductory level
Mutual Exclusions: HMA254
HMA360 Reporting Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HMA361 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% of Arts units
Mutual Exclusions: HSA272/372
HMC317 Contemporary Chinese Cinema Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% units at 200 level in R3A
HMC318 Chinese Culture and Society
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at 100 level
Mutual Exclusions: HMC303
HMC325 Political and Cultural History of Taiwan Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMC225
HMC326 Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMC226
HMJ310 Japan in the 21st Century
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
Mutual Exclusions: HMJ210 and HMJ408
HMJ334 Japanese Film
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
HMJ340 Adaptations: Japanese Narrative and Film Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
HMN304 Indonesian Literature and its Social Context
12.5%



Distance (H,I,L,N,W)

HMN318 Political and Social Change in Contemporary Indonesia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Advanced Unit 3

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HMA301 Asian Studies Research Project
12.5%
Available Semester 1

Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: 25% Level 200 Asian Studies or equivalent plus Head of School approval required
HMA308 Chinese Society & Culture (Shanghai) Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA121; HMA223/323
HMA313 Performing Asia on Local and Global Stages Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA314 Islam in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA315 Asia On film: from Cricket to Crime Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% introductory units
HMA318 Understanding Asia through Food
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25 % of introductory units
HMA321 Contemporary Asian Issues Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
Mutual Exclusions: HMA246/346
HMA323 Chinese Language, Society and Culture Not offered in 2013
25.0%




Mutual Exclusions: HMA121; cannot be taken as part of a Chinese major
HMA324 Costume in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% in Arts at intermediate level in POE R3A.
Mutual Exclusions: HMA224
HMA325 Asia Matters: China now Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA326 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA351 Volunteering in Asia
12.5%
Available Semester 1


Available Semester 5
HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia
25.0%




Prerequisites: HMA251 or HMA351
HMA354 Asian Cities: the transnational and the local Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% Arts at introductory level
Mutual Exclusions: HMA254
HMA360 Reporting Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HMA361 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% of Arts units
Mutual Exclusions: HSA272/372
HMC317 Contemporary Chinese Cinema Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% units at 200 level in R3A
HMC318 Chinese Culture and Society
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at 100 level
Mutual Exclusions: HMC303
HMC325 Political and Cultural History of Taiwan Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMC225
HMC326 Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMC226
HMJ310 Japan in the 21st Century
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
Mutual Exclusions: HMJ210 and HMJ408
HMJ334 Japanese Film
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
HMJ340 Adaptations: Japanese Narrative and Film Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
HMN304 Indonesian Literature and its Social Context
12.5%



Distance (H,I,L,N,W)

HMN318 Political and Social Change in Contemporary Indonesia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013
 
 

Advanced Unit 4

A choice of one of the following:
Unit Weight Semester 3
Summer School
Semester 1 Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2 Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
BMA348 Managing Business in the Asia Pacific
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: for BBus: BMA101 and BMA181
Mutual Exclusions: BMA385BMA285BMA248
FST313 Contemporary Art of the Asia-Pacific Region Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: FST102 or 25% Introductory level Asian Studies
HMA301 Asian Studies Research Project
12.5%
Available Semester 1

Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: 25% Level 200 Asian Studies or equivalent plus Head of School approval required
HMA308 Chinese Society & Culture (Shanghai) Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA121; HMA223/323
HMA313 Performing Asia on Local and Global Stages Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA314 Islam in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




HMA315 Asia On film: from Cricket to Crime Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% introductory units
HMA318 Understanding Asia through Food
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25 % of introductory units
HMA321 Contemporary Asian Issues Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
Mutual Exclusions: HMA246/346
HMA323 Chinese Language, Society and Culture Not offered in 2013
25.0%




Mutual Exclusions: HMA121; cannot be taken as part of a Chinese major
HMA324 Costume in Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% in Arts at intermediate level in POE R3A.
Mutual Exclusions: HMA224
HMA325 Asia Matters: China now Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA326 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
12.5%


Available Semester 2

Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 or 25% of HMA units
HMA351 Volunteering in Asia
12.5%
Available Semester 1


Available Semester 5
HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia
25.0%




Prerequisites: HMA251 or HMA351
HMA354 Asian Cities: the transnational and the local Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% Arts at introductory level
Mutual Exclusions: HMA254
HMA360 Reporting Asia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HMA361 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% of Arts units
Mutual Exclusions: HSA272/372
HMC317 Contemporary Chinese Cinema Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% units at 200 level in R3A
HMC318 Chinese Culture and Society
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at 100 level
Mutual Exclusions: HMC303
HMC325 Political and Cultural History of Taiwan Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMC225
HMC326 Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Mutual Exclusions: HMC226
HMJ310 Japan in the 21st Century
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
Mutual Exclusions: HMJ210 and HMJ408
HMJ334 Japanese Film
12.5%
Available Semester 1



Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
HMJ340 Adaptations: Japanese Narrative and Film Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% at level 100
HMN304 Indonesian Literature and its Social Context
12.5%



Distance (H,I,L,N,W)

HMN318 Political and Social Change in Contemporary Indonesia Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
HPA319 Buddhist Philosophy
12.5%


Available Semester 2
Distance (H,I,L,N,W)

Prerequisites: 25% level 100 any Faculty
Mutual Exclusions: HPA265/365, HMA240/340
HPA334 Zen and Tao: East Asian Philosophy
12.5%


Available Semester 2
Distance (H,I,L,N,W)

Prerequisites: 25% 100 level units any Faculty
HPA339 Indian Philosophy Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% level 100 units from any faculty; 25% level 100 Philosophy units for a Philosophy major
HPA376 Indo-Tibetan History, Philosophy and Culture Not offered in 2013
25.0%




Prerequisites: 25% level 100 any faculty
Mutual Exclusions: HMA228/328
HPA397 Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence Not offered in 2013
12.5%




Prerequisites: 25% level 100 philosophy or, where appropriate, 1st-year course in any discipline
Mutual Exclusions: HPA229/329 Buddhism, Satyagraha and Nonviolence
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Hobart in 2013