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AIH266 - Modern Asian History

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:B Mihalopoulos




Incompatible with:

AIH366, AIH466

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


Bachelor of Arts course elective in the History major.


This unit introduces students to several fascinating and important dimensions of modern Asian history. The focus of the unit is on East Asia and it gives students the opportunity to study various aspects of the political, economic, social and colonial history of the region. Modern Asian History is designed to give students the historical knowledge and background to enable them to understand the world’s most dynamic and rapidly growing region in the twenty-first century.


Online Quizzes, 20%

Historical research task 30%, 1500 words

Major Research essay 50%, 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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