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)

AIA106Unit description is currently unavailable (Commencing 2014)

AIA200Unit description is currently unavailable (Commencing 2014)

 

Trimester 2

AIA105Unit description is currently unavailable

AIA300Unit description is currently unavailable (Commencing 2013)

 

And a selection of four other units, including at least 1 unit from each levels 2 and 3, from the following:
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

ASC304Unit description is currently unavailable

ASS330Unit description is currently unavailable

 

* AAM219 also offered on campus at Burwood only in trimester 3

 

Trimester 3

ALL379Unit description is currently unavailable

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