Bachelor of Asian Studies

Program code

1388

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

15

OP 2019

66

Rank 2019

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Asian Studies (BAsSt), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • two 60 credit point majors;
  • 20 credit points of Listed electives;
  • 20 credit points of free-choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

English Language Enhancement course

International students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course must complete the following course in their first trimester of study in place of an elective:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 5904LHS Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences  10

Students who are required to complete the English Language Enhancement Course will complete 5904LHS in their first trimester of study in place of an elective.

You must complete 60 credit points from the following:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1009IBA Communicating Across Asia  10
Tri 1 1004IBA Modernising Asia  10
Tri 1,2 1008IBA Understanding Asia (Tri 1 NA; Tri 2 GC) 10
Tri 1 1603LHS Islam in the Modern World  10
Tri 2 1013IBA Transforming Asian Economies  10
Tri 2 1010IBA The Politics of Religion in Asia  10
Tri 2 1003GIR Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia  10

You must select one language and complete 20 credit points from the following courses (students must undertake study in a language in which they are not native speakers):

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1   First Year Indonesian (see Note 1)  AND 10
Tri 2   First Year Indonesian (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 1032LHS Japanese 1A   AND 10
Tri 2 1033LHS Japanese 1B  10
Tri 1   First Year Korean (see Note 1)  AND 10
Tri 2   First Year Korean (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 1084LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A   AND 10
Tri 2 1085LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B  10

Note 1: Students may complete Indonesian or Korean language courses via cross-institutional enrolment at the University of Queensland (St Lucia campus). Students should contact the University of Queensland, School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies or School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith for further details.

You must complete the following:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Two majors (Students cannot complete two language majors) 120
Tri 1,2 or 3   Listed electives  20
Tri 1,2 or 3   Free-choice electives  20

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2028IBA Asian Business  10
Tri 1 2029IBA Family Business in Asia (not offered at GC in 2019) 10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 1 3017IBA Crime, Business and Politics in Asia  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Tri 2 3012IBA The Social Context of Asian Business (capstone course) 10

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2406LHS Japanese Society and Pop Culture  10
Tri 1 3403LHS Translation as a bridge between cultures  10
Tri 1 3280LHS Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture  10
Tri 2 2712GFS Asia Pacific Film  10
Tri 1 2007LHS Languages of East and Southeast Asia  10
Tri 2 3012IBA The Social Context of Asian Business  10
Tri 2 3202LHS Intercultural Communication  10
Tri 2 3060LHS Advanced Project  10
Tri 3 2026IBA Vietnam Study Tour  10
Tri 3 2434LHS China Study Tour  10

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. A language major must include at least 20 credit points of third year level courses. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Those who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant Language Coordinator (via the School Administrative Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol.

You must select a minimum of 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2010LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2A  20
Tri 2 2011LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2B  20
Tri 1 3010LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3A  20
Tri 1 3012LHS Chinese/English Business Interpreting 1  10
Tri 2 3011LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3B  20
Tri 2 3013LHS Chinese/English Business Interpreting 2  10
Tri 1 3014LHS Chinese/English Written Communication 1  10
Tri 2 3015LHS Chinese/English Written Communication 2  10

An Indonesian major may be completed by applying via the Brisbane Universities Language Alliance website. Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers.

Students unsure of their Indonesian proficiency levels should contact the School of Languages and Cultures, at University of Queensland prior to enrolling. Students should contact the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith for further details.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Courses at second and third year level (undertaken at University of Queensland) 60

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2020GIR Global Security  10
Tri 1 2718LHS Structures of (in)security  10
Tri 3 3612LHS Islam and Muslim Communities in the West  10
Tri 2 3010GIR China and the World  10
Tri 2 3016GIR The Politics of Identity: Religion, Culture and Globalisation  10
Tri 2 2715LHS Conflict and Forced Displacement  10
Tri 2 2016GIR Power in East Asia  10

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. A language major must include at least 20 credit points of third year level courses. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Students who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant Language Coordinator (via the Program Support Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol.

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2040LHS Japanese 2A  10
OR
Tri 1 2043LHS Japanese 2A Enhanced  20
Tri 1 2406LHS Japanese Society and Pop Culture  10
Tri 2 2042LHS Japanese 2B  10
OR
Tri 2 2045LHS Japanese 2B Enhanced  20
Tri 1 3040LHS Japanese 3A  20
Tri 2 3041LHS Japanese 3B (not offered from 2018) 20
Tri 2 3533LHS Japanese for Professional Purposes  10
OR
Tri 1 3534LHS Business Japanese 2 (offered Gold Coast only) 10
Tri 2 3536LHS Japanese Linguistics (not offered from 2017) 10
Tri 3 2424LHS Japan Study Tour (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3060LHS Advanced Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3200LHS Independent Internship (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3192LHS In-Country Independent Study Enhanced (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 5010LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 5020LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 5030LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 30
Tri 1,2 or 3 5040LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 40
Tri 1,2 or 3 5050LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 50

Note 1: These courses are only open to students who have gained approval to enrol from the Course Convenor and Program Director.

A Korean major may be completed by applying via the Brisbane Universities Language Alliance website. Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Students unsure of their Korean proficiency levels should contact the School of Languages and Cultures, at University of Queensland prior to enrolling. Students should contact the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith for further details.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Courses at second and third year level (undertaken at University of Queensland) 60

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2008GIR Chinese Government and Politics  10
Tri 2 2015GIR Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia (formerly 2014IBA) 10
Tri 2 2019GIR Politics of International Law and Organisations  10
Tri 1 3017IBA Crime, Business and Politics in Asia  10
Tri 2 5325LAW Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes  10
Tri 1 3027GIR Business and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region (formerly 3027IBA) 10
Tri 1 3380LHS Politics of Law and Justice in China  10
Tri 2 3008GIR Human Rights in World Politics  10
Tri 1 5223LAW Transitional Justice and the Rule of Law  10
Griffith in Asia Initiative

The Griffith in Asia mobility and employability initiatives includes internships, study tours, exchanges and employability courses. The exchange program allows you to study overseas for 1-2 trimesters or during the trimester break with a partner institution.

You must complete at least 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1024LHS Japan Study Tour (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 3 2424LHS Japan Study Tour  10
Tri 3 2434LHS China Study Tour  10
Tri 3 2026IBA Vietnam Study Tour  10
Tri 1,2 3000GBS UG Business Internship II  20
Tri 1,2 3001GBS UG Business Internship I  10
Tri 3 3034IBA Asian Immersion Study Tour (offered from 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3002LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 3 3003GBS UG Global Mobility Internship II  20
Tri 3 3610LHS Muslim World Study Tour  10
Tri 1,2 3035IBA Asian Politics/Business Research Project (offered at NA from 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 3180LHS Asian Society/Culture/Law Research Project  10
Tri 1,2 5010LHS Language Exchange Study  10
Tri 1,2 5020LHS Language Exchange Study  20
Tri 1,2 5030LHS Language Exchange Study  30
Tri 1,2 5040LHS Language Exchange Study  40

Note: You must ensure that you do not exceed the maximum of Level 1 courses (100 credit points) in your entire program.

You may select free choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective offered across the University provided pre-requisites are met. You must ensure that you do not exceed the maximum of Level 1 courses (100 credit points) in your entire program. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1001GIR International Relations  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1005IBA Introduction to International Business  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1101IBA Management Concepts  10
Tri 2 1213LHS Approaches to Human Security  10
Tri 2 1402LHS Language, Culture and Society  10
Tri 2,3 1061LHS Ideas, Issues and Inquiry  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures  10
Tri 1 2232THS International Tourism and Hotel Management Principles  10
Tri 1 3006THS Cruise Industry Management  10
Tri 1 3012GIR Australia's Foreign Relations  10
Tri 1 3550LHS Migration, Settlement and Integration  10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 2 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures  10
Tri 2 2610LHS Great Empires of Islamic Civilization (not offered from 2019) 10
Tri 2 2613LHS Islamic Law in a Changing World (not offered from 2019) 10
Tri 2 3014IBA International Business Negotiation  10
Tri 2 3016EHR Disruption, Technology and Workplaces  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3031IBA Griffith Innovation Challenge  10
Tri 1 3101GBS Applied Digital WIL for Start-Ups  10
Tri 2 3145LHS War, Peace and Security: Humanity and History  10