Asian Studies


Asian Studies focuses on modern Asian societies and cultures, and their historical traditions. Asian Studies will give you a broad understanding of Asia, with the opportunity to specialise in a country of interest.

What you will study

The UNSW Asian Studies major is distinguished by its “all Asia” approach which will provide you with a broad understanding of the Asian region, Australia’s place in it, and specialist knowledge of a particular country or region. Asian Studies students are encouraged to learn an Asian language, and UNSW offers courses at various levels in Korean, Japanese, Chinese and Indonesian*.

*Through cross-institutional study with the University of Sydney.

Asian Studies can be studied as 

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Asian Studies Major

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