Minor Study Programmes

Asian Programme (25 ECTS)

Asian Programme (25 ECTS)

 

The Asian Programme is an interdisciplinary study programme which provides students with basic knowledge of Asia. After taking introductory courses students can deepen their knowledge with advanced courses.

This minor consists of at least three of the introductory course modules (3 x 5 ECTS courses) listed below and elective introductory or advanced courses offered by the Asia Network.

The introductory course modules (5 ECTS) are:

If you have completed introductory courses offered by the Asia Network before autumn term 2021, they can be used for an Asian Programme Minor.

To get the Asian Programme Minor, select theintroductory and advanced level courses you wish to take and apply to them with the Asianet application form. Once you have completed the required courses and earned at least 25 ECTS, contact the student affairs office of the University of Turku opintosihteerit-yht@utu.fi to receive the Asian Programme degree. Each student is responsible for following themselves that they have the required course credits for the Minor. See the Study Guide for information on how to track your credits.

Mini Minor in Asian Studies (10 ECTS)

Mini Minor in Asian Studies (10 ECTS)

 

The Mini Minor is designed for students who prefer to include a small minor in Asian Studies in their degree. It provides the possibility to gain advanced knowledge of a specific theme or region.  The Mini Minor consists of one introductory course (5 credits) and suitable advanced courses. The available combinations are presented below.

Mini Minor Themes:

Please note that the selection of available advanced courses changes annually.

I Contemporary East Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

INTRODUCTORY COURSE: Johdatus Itä-Aasiaan (5 ECTS)
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2024-2025 :

II Contemporary Southeast Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

INTRODUCTORY COURSE: Johdatus Kaakkois-Aasiaan (5 ECTS) 
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2024-2025 :

III Contemporary South Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

INTRODUCTORY COURSE: Johdatus Etelä-Aasiaan (5 ECTS) 
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2024-2025:

IV Business in Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

INTRODUCTORY COURSE: Introduction to Business in East and Southeast Asia (5 ECTS) 
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2024-2025:

To get the Mini Minor, select the combination of introductory and advanced courses you wish to take and apply to them with the Asianet application form. Once you have completed the required courses and earned at least 10 ECTS, contact the student affairs office of the University of Turku opintosihteerit-yht@utu.fi to receive the Mini Minor degree. Each student is responsible for following themselves that they have the required course credits for the Mini Minor. See the Study Guide for information on how to track your credits.