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 Masters level courses.

This minor consists of at least three Bachelor level course modules (3 x 5 ECTS) and elective Masters level courses offered by the Asia Network.

The Bachelor level course modules (5 ECTS) are:

If you have completed bachelor level 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 the basic 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 bachelor level course (5 credits) and suitable masters level courses. The available combinations are presented below.

Mini Minor Themes:

Please note that the selection of available masters level courses changes annually.

I Contemporary East Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

BASIC COURSE: Johdatus Itä-Aasiaan (5 ECTS) (or the old Contemporary East Asia, 6 ECTS)
MASTER’S LEVEL COURSES offered in academic year 2021-2022 (choose one or more):

II Contemporary Southeast Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

BASIC COURSE: Johdatus Kaakkois-Aasiaan (5 ECTS) (or the old Bachelor level  Contemporary Southeast Asia, 5 ECTS)
MASTER’S LEVEL COURSES offered in academic year 2021-2022 :

  • Contemporary Southeast Asia, 5 ECTS

III Business in East and Southeast Asia (at least 10 ECTS)

BASIC COURSE: Introduction to Business in East and Southeast Asia (5 ECTS) (or the old Business to East and Southeast Asia, 6 ECTS)
MASTERS LEVEL COURSES offered in academic year 2021-2022 (choose one or more):

To get the Mini Minor, select the combination of basic 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 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.