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Australian Studies - unit set code MJ-A000012

The Australian studies major sequence comprehensively examines major debates in Australian society in its global contexts. At each level, students are encouraged to explore a range of sources from popular culture to politics and policy.

On successful completion of the Australian Studies major sequence, students should have the following skills:

  • an ability to reconstruct/explain social, political and cultural events;
  • an ability to relate the global/international and the Australian;
  • an ability to recognise the impact of the Australian past on the present;
  • an ability to analyse change today and place contemporary issues and debates in context;
  • an ability to incorporate a reflective perspective; that is, to illustrate the range of opinions between different scholars and disciplines on the subject and how and why interpretations have differed;
  • an ability to evaluate media coverage of current political debates such as those over citizenship/identity and Indigenous issues;
  • an ability to appreciate social, class, ethnic, cultural and gender differences;
  • an ability to study Australian society from and interdisciplinary perspective.

 

Level 1

Core Units

Trimester 1

AIA103 Unit description is currently unavailable   


Trimester 2
AIA104 Unit description is currently unavailable   


Level 2 and 3
Select 6 credit points from the following units ensuring at least 2 credit points are undertaken at level 2 and 1 credit point is at level 3.

Trimester 1
AAM219 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

AIH205/AIH305 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIH237/AIH337 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIH238/AIH338 Unit description is currently unavailable   


Trimester 2

AIH288/AIH388 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ALL360 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASC204/ASC304 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASS228/ASS328 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

* Also offered at Burwood campus in trimester 3 (2010/11)

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8th June 2007