University of Technology Sydney

976111 Contemporary China

8cp; 2.5hpw; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): ((976001 Foundations in International Studies AND 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): CBK90005 Country Choice combined Degrees with BA IntStud) OR ((64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09089 Bachelor of Communication (Writing and Publishing) Bachelor of Laws (Honours) OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09091 Bachelor of Communication (Digital and Social Media) Bachelor of Laws (Honours) OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09093-C09096, and Category Type = Bachelor's Combined Honours OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10359 Bachelor of Communication (Digital and Social Media) Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10361-C10364, and Category Type = Bachelor's Degree OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10365-C10368, and Category Type = Bachelor's Combined Degree OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10369 Bachelor of Communication (Writing and Publishing) OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10370 Bachelor of Communication (Writing and Publishing) Bachelor of International Studies OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10371 Bachelor of Communication (Digital and Social Media) OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10372-C10383, and Category Type = Bachelor's Combined Degree OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10276 Bachelor of Music and Sound Design OR 64 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10277 Bachelor of Music and Sound Design Bachelor of International Studies)) OR 99218c Intercultural Communication )
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Anti-requisite(s): 979510 Contemporary China

Undergraduate

Description

This subject introduces students to contemporary China and its historical, social, economic, and political dimensions in local, national, and global perspectives. The subject provides students with learning and skills to identify, understand, and analyze issues in contemporary society and economy through theoretical and methodological frameworks for comparative intercultural research. A combination of lecture-based, independent, and collaborative learning supports students to develop research-led analytical capacity specific to China Studies, with particular attention to cultural difference, social change, the Chinese political economy, and the challenges of contending information and values. Students develop critical thinking capacity through both oral and written assignments based on the multidisciplinary nature of the subject.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in the spring semester. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.


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