Bachelor of Arts

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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

AIA104Unit description is currently unavailable (Final year of offer 2013)

 

Trimester 2

AIA105Unit 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
AAM219Unit description is currently unavailable **

AIH205Unit description is currently unavailable

AIH337Unit description is currently unavailable



Trimester 2

AIH288Unit description is currently unavailable

AIH238Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP204Unit description is currently unavailable

ALL360Unit description is currently unavailable

ASC304Unit description is currently unavailable

ASS228/ASS328Unit description is currently unavailable

 

** AAM219 Also offered trimester 3
 

Trimester 3

ALL379Unit description is currently unavailable

 

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