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Australian Studies

Type:

Major, Minor, Sub-Major

Description:

Australian Studies provides students with knowledge, analytical skills and understandings of contemporary Australian society, cultures and politics, and their place in a globalising world.

Prerequisite(s):

Nil

Assumed Knowledge:

Nil

Courses:

Course Area and cat no. Units Level References
MAJOR (8 courses)
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 1
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 2
Shadow Nation: Flashpoints in Australian Society and Culture HUMS 2036 4.5 2
Dreams and Nightmares: The Australian Cultural Imaginary COMM 3048 4.5 3
Identity and Representation HUMS 3014 4.5 3
Plus 3 courses from the Electives listed below
SUB-MAJOR (6 courses)
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 1
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 2
Shadow Nation: Flashpoints in Australian Society and Culture HUMS 2036 4.5 2
Dreams and Nightmares: The Australian Cultural Imaginary COMM 3048 4.5 3
Identity and Representation HUMS 3014 4.5 3
Plus 1 course from the Electives listed below
MINOR (4 courses)
Australian Politics, Civics and Citizenship POLI 1013 4.5 1
Rights and Racism HUMS 2008 4.5 2
Shadow Nation: Flashpoints in Australian Society and Culture HUMS 2036 4.5 2
Dreams and Nightmares: The Australian Cultural Imaginary COMM 3048 4.5 3
ELECTIVES
Indigenous Philosophy: Contesting Knowledge in Social Science PHIL 1002 4.5 1
Aboriginal Cultures HUMS 1035 4.5 1
Caring for Country ENVT 1017 4.5 1
Comparative Indigenous Studies HUMS 2017 4.5 2
Aboriginal Voices in Film and Fiction LANG 2007 4.5 2
Communication, Culture and Aboriginal Australians COMM 2060 4.5 2

Rules:

Nil

Notes:

  1. A student should normally complete Level 1 and Level 2 courses before attempting Level 3 courses in the major/sub-major/minor.