Current students

Course search

Bachelor of Arts

Note: You are seeing the 2012 view of this course information. These details may no longer be current.

Return to course summary

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

AIA104 Unit description is currently unavailable   (Final year of offer 2013)

 

Trimester 2

AIA105 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 2 credit points are at level 3.

Trimester 1
AAM219 Unit description is currently unavailable   **

AIH205 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIH337 Unit description is currently unavailable   



Trimester 2

AIH288 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIH238 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP204 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ALL360 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASC304 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASS228/ASS328 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

** AAM219 Also offered trimester 3
 

Trimester 3

ALL379 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Return to course summary

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007