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Duration : 3 years
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MYR 395,639
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MYR 395,639

Course Content

The Bachelor of Asian Studies requires completion of 144 units, of which:

A maximum of 60 units may come from completion of 1000-level courses

The 144 units must consist of:

12 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

  • ASIA1025 Asia and the Pacific: Power, Diversity and Change
  • ASIA1030 Asia and the Pacific in Motion

12 units from completion of courses in the following list:

  • ASIA2001 Language in Asia and the Pacific
  • ASIA2018 Maps and Mapping in Asia and the Pacific
  • ASIA2065 Asian Politics: From Concepts to Causes
  • ASIA2067 Asian Economies
  • ASIA2120 Colonialism and the Rule of Law
  • ASIA2301 Human Migration and Expansion in the Rise of the Asia-Pacific
  • ASIA2302 Culture and Modernity in Asia: Anthropological Perspectives
  • ASIA2304 What is Literature? Asian Perspectives
  • ASIA2307 History of Empire in Asia
  • ASIA2311 Gender and Cultural Studies in Asia and the Pacific
  • INTR2010 International Relations in the Asia-Pacific
  • STST2001 Security Concepts in the Asia-Pacific

24 units from completion of language courses listed in one of the following majors and minors:

  • Burmese (BURM)
  • Chinese (CHIN)
  • Hindi (HIND)
  • Indonesian (INDN)
  • Japanese (JPNS)
  • Korean (KORE)
  • Literary Chinese (CHIN)
  • Mongolian (MNGL)
  • Sanskrit (SKRT)
  • Tetum (TETM)
  • Thai (THAI)
  • Tibetan (TIBN)
  • Tok Pisin (TOKP)
  • Vietnamese (VIET)

48 units from completion of courses from the following contextual and language subject areas, majors and minors, of which a minimum of 6 units must come from completion of 3000-level non-language courses. A maximum of 6 units may be taken from the experiential course list or from VCUG Vice Chancellor’s Undergraduate Courses.

Area Studies

  • Asian and Pacific Anthropology minor
  • Asian and Pacific Archaeology minor
  • Asian and Pacific Culture, Media and Gender major
  • Asian and Pacific Linguistics minor
  • Asian and Pacific Literature and Film minor
  • Asian History major
  • Asia-Pacific International Relations major
  • Asia-Pacific Politics major
  • Asia-Pacific Security Studies major
  • Chinese Studies major
  • Indian and South Asian Studies major
  • Indonesian Studies major
  • Japanese Linguistics major
  • Japanese Studies major
  • Korean Studies major
  • Northeast Asian Studies major
  • Pacific Studies major
  • Russian and Central Asian Studies minor
  • Southeast Asian Studies major


  • Arabic Language major
  • Burmese Language minor
  • Chinese Language major
  • French Language and Culture major
  • Hindi Language major
  • Indonesian Language major
  • Japanese Language major
  • Korean Language major
  • Literary Chinese minor
  • Mongolian Language minor
  • Portuguese Language (PORT)
  • Sanskrit Language major
  • Spanish Language major
  • Tetum Language minor
  • Thai Language major
  • Tibetan Language minor
  • Tok Pisin Language minor
  • Vietnamese Language major


  • Anthropology major
  • Archaeology major
  • Linguistics major
  • Peace and Conflict Studies major

A maximum of 6 units of experiential courses may come from the completion of courses from VCUG Vice Chancellor’s Undergraduate Courses, or the following list:

  • ANIP3003 Australian National Internships Program A
  • ASIA2098 Asian and Pacific Studies Internship
  • ASIA2110 International Affairs Internship
  • ASIA3023 Asia Pacific Week Internship
  • LING2107 Advanced Academic English


Elective Study

48 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

Once you have met the program requirements of your degree, you may have enough electives to complete an additional elective major, minor or specialisation.

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