Postgraduate Course: Chinese Studies Review Exercise 2 (ASST11100)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||A short course in which students demonstrate how their Business School option course can be related to China. This takes the form of a short presentation and a written assignment, usually a short essay or book review. An ability to present the material in lay terms is emphasized.
This course can only be taken alongside an option from the Business School or other 15-credit option.
In the first meeting, usually in week 1, students are introduced to the course. In the second meeting, students give short presentations (5-10 minutes) on how their Business course option can be related to China.
At the end of the course, students submit a written assignment in English (1,000 words). This would usually take the form of a short essay or book review related to their Business course option.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 1,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class presentation: 40%«br /»
Written assignment: 60%«br /»
||Students will be given individual feedback on their class presentations as well as their written assignment.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- position and reframe knowledge gained from another field in a Chinese studies.
- autonomously select relevant readings and develop an overview of the field in Chinese studies.
- synthesize and present a technical topic in lay terms.
|Barry J. Naughton. The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007. |
This reading is in addition to the readings associated with the 15-credit course option and any material required for the presentation and written assignment.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Contextualizing knowledge in different fields
Presenting to an outside audience
Carrying out autonomous, self-directed study
|Course organiser||Dr Christopher Rosenmeier
|Course secretary||Miss Charlotte McLean
Tel: (0131 6)50 4114