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Asian Studies
 Asian Studies


Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary area of study focusing on modern Asian societies and cultures and their historical traditions. Asian Studies brings together various perspectives and approaches from culture, Economics, History, Politics, Sociology, literature and media to explore the changes that have happened in the Asian region over the last century, the integration of Asian countries in a global environment and Australia's relations with its Asian neighbours.

Students who wish to specialise in Asian studies are encouraged to learn a relevant Asian language.

Studying Asian Studies at UNSW

Asian Studies is offered to new students as a area of specialisation with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences ( Please refer to the table below.

Asian Studies can be studied as 

Specialisation At the Level of Plan
Asian Studies Minor ASIAA23434

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