Learn about global Asia
An understanding of Asian countries, cultures and economies is of critical importance to all future professionals. This area of study takes an interdisciplinary approach to examine a range of issues relating to the history, politics, society, economy and culture of Asian countries, as well as individual experiences. You’ll focus particularly on China, Japan, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia and South Asia.
Why choose global Asia?
In your first year you’ll be introduced to a relevant language (either Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese or Korean), together with a broad overview of major developments in Asia across the past 500 years. Throughout the major you’ll have access to a broad range of elective units in order to tailor your studies to match your personal and career interests.
This area of study is offered in the following courses or can be taken where you have 8 free electives. To see if you can take this area of study within a double degree select from the course offering below.
We encourage you to expand your horizons during your time at Monash by studying at one of our partner universities overseas. An exchange is an ideal way to advance your skills and immerse yourself in the culture of the country where you are studying.