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AIH266 - Modern Asian History

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:

2 hours per week: 1 x 1 hour class & 1 x1 hour seminar; Cloud (online) learning


(i) Bachelor of Arts, elective in the History major.

(ii) You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment..


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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