Module Information

Modules Recognised towards GL Major

Global Studies majors who choose to focus on the Southeast Asian region may select from the following GL-recognised modules offered by the Department of Southeast Asian Studies. Selected modules may also be read to fulfill the Global Studies thematic focus requirements. Students are advised to consult the Global Studies administrator on the academic requirements.

Enrolment in level-4000 and level-5000 modules are subject to pre-requisites and vacancy.

Module Code Module Title Thematic Focus
Southeast Asia: A Changing Region  
SE2210 Popular Culture in Southeast Asia  
SE2211 Southeast Asian Social History  
SE2212 Cities and Urban Life in Southeast Asia  
SE2213/SSA2207 Politics in Southeast Asia  
SE2214 Arts of Southeast Asia  
SE2217 War and Southeast Asia  
SE2218 Changing Economic Landscape of SE Asia  
SE2219 Culture and Power in Southeast Asia  
SE2221 Old and New Music in Southeast Asia  
SE2222 Southeast Asia in Context  
SE2223 Doing Research in Southeast Asian Studies  
SE2226 Moro Peoples of the Philippines Religion & Ethnicity
SE2880A Southeast Asia's Cultural Mosaic  
SE3210 Studies in Southeast Asian Arts  
SE3211 Religion, Society and Politics in SE Asia  
SE3214 Marketing Southeast Asia's Heritage  
SE3216 Migration and Diaspora in Southeast Asia Population & Migration
SE3217 Knowing Southeast Asia: Lives and Texts  
SE3218 Industrialising Singapore and Southeast Asia  
SE3219 Country Studies: Island Southeast Asia Religion & Ethnicity
War & Security
SE3220 Country Studies: Mainland Southeast Asia Colonialism & Post-colonialism
Religion & Ethnicity
War & Security
SE3221 Traditional Music in a Southeast Asian Country  
SE3222 Gender in Southeast Asia  
SE3226 Hard at Work: The Changing Face of Labour in SEA Business & Transnational Cultures
SE3227 Maritime History & Culture of Southeast Asia Business & Transnational Cultures
SE3231 Colonial Southeast Asia Through European Literature Colonialism & Post-colonialism
SE3233 Martial Arts in Southeast Asia (Previously SE3880B) Business & Transnational Cultures
Religion & Ethnicity
SE3880 Topics in Southeast Asian Studies Variable with topic.
SE3880B Martial Arts in Southeast Asia  
SE4101 SEA Studies: Theory & Practice  
SE4212 Elites of Southeast Asia  
SE4216 Southeast Asia in the Archaeological Perspectives Population & Migration
SE4217 Southeast Asia in the Global Economy Global Economics & Development
SE4218 Majorities and Minorities in SE Asia Religion & Ethnicity
SE4221 Southeast Asian Postcolonialism Colonialism & Post-colonialism
SE4223 Knowledge, Power and Colonialism in Southeast Asia Colonialism & Post-colonialism
SE4225 The Cold War in Southeast Asia  
SE4227 Nationalism in Southeast Asia  
SE4228 Contentious Politics in Southeast Asia  
SE4229 Research in Southeast Asia Religions Religion & Ethnicity
SE5211R Socio Economic History of Southeast Asia Business and Transnational Cultures
SE5213R Revolt and Revolution in Southeast Asia War and Security
SE5219R Technopolitics in Southeast Asia Technology and Globalisation
SE5221R Landscapes of Southeast Asia  
SE5222R The Arts in Contemporary Southeast Asia  
SE5223R History of Sexuality in Asia  
SE5224R Religion and Society in Southeast Asia Religion and Ethnicity
SE5226R Race and Ethnicity in Southeast Asia Religion and Ethnicity
SE5229R Anthropological Approaches to SE Asia  
SE5232R Southeast Asia and Regionalism Global Economics and Development
Policy Making
SE5233R Economies of Southeast Asia Global Economics and Development
SE5241R Country Studies: Mainland Southeast Asia  
SE5242R Country Studies: Thailand  
SE5243R Country Studies: Indonesia  
SE5244R Country Studies: The Philippines  
SE5245R Country Studies: Malaysia  
SE5246R Country Studies: Myanmar  
SE5264R Archaeology and Art in Ancient Southeast Asia  
SE5294R The Politics of Environment in SE Asia  
SSA1203 Singapore, Asia and American Power
(may also be read by students focusing on 'Americas')
Policy Making


The following modules may be read to fulfil the thematic focus requirement only:

Module Code Module Title Thematic Focus
GEK1045 Introduction to World Religions Religion & Ethnicity
SE3228 The Universe Unraveling: Narratives of War in Indochina Colonialism & Post-colonialism
War & Security