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ALL379 - Representing Australia

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Enrolment modes:(Online)
Credit point(s):1

Trimester 3

EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses only.

Unit chair:K Moruzi
Contact hours: This unit is offered in the wholly online teaching mode only - there will be no face-to-face teaching
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit has a cross-disciplinary perspective and suits the interests of students undertaking major sequences in Literary Studies, Australian Studies and Cultural Studies. In its focus on a range of textual modes and genres (visual and verbal; popular and literary; children’s and mainstream) it aims to foreground the diverse and contradictory perspectives which inform representations of Australia. It will draw on theories of representation to illuminate cultural differences as they manifest in contemporary texts.


Annotated Bibliography, 1000 words, 25%

Postings to CloudDeakin, 1000 words, 25%

Individual research project, 2000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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