Minor Overview

About this minor

This Minor in Indonesian Language and Culture offers an integrated course of study of Indonesian language in social and cultural context. It equips students with the hands-on skills needed to negotiate real world interactions in business, government and social life. Graduates will be able to achieve social proficiency in Indonesian and have a good grasp of the social, economic and political context of Indonesia and Australia's relationship with the world's third largest democracy. By pairing with a Major in Medicine, Social Sciences, Science or Engineering, students gain an advantage after graduation as they enter the global employment market.

Outcomes
Students are able to (1) attain 'basic social proficiency' (Level 2) as defined by the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings; (2) demonstrate an understanding of cultural communication practices in interpersonal relationships in Indonesia, including in the professional workplace; (3) interact confidently and successfully in both formal and informal contexts; and (4) demonstrate teamwork skills that augment and enhance STEM+ skills.

Units

Key to availability of units:
S1
Semester 1
S2
Semester 2

All students are required to complete at least three Indonesian language units in sequence and then choose between doing a fourth Indonesian language unit or ASIA3001 Indonesian Politics and Society.

Take all units (18 points):

Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
S1 INDO1401 Indonesian 1
Incompatibility
INDO1101 Indonesian Beginners I
S2 INDO1402 Indonesian 2
Prerequisites
INDO1401 Indonesian 1
or INDO1101 Indonesian Beginners I
Incompatibility
INDO1102 Indonesian Beginners II
S1 INDO2001 Indonesian 3A
Prerequisites
INDO1402 Indonesian 2
or INDO1102 Indonesian Beginners II
Co-requisites
INDO2403 Indonesian 3
Incompatibility
INDO2201 Indonesian Intermediate Bridging
Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:

Availability Unit code Unit name Unit requirements
S1 ASIA3001 Indonesian Politics and Culture
Prerequisites
Any Level 2 ASIA, ANTH
or INDO coded unit
Incompatibility
ASIA2210 Society and Culture in Indonesia, ASIA2221 Indonesian Politics and Society
S1 INDO2403 Indonesian 3
Prerequisites
INDO1402 Indonesian 2
or INDO1102 Indonesian Beginners II
Co-requisites
INDO2001 Indonesian 3A
Incompatibility
INDO2203 Indonesian Intermediate I
or INDO1403 Indonesian 3