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Area/Catalogue
POLI 5016

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013556

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of the significance of national and cultural representations in contemporary Australia.

Course content

The students will review cultural studies and construction of national identity and examine the representations of Aboriginality through various forms such as age, gender, ethnicity and media.

Textbook(s)

Barker, C 2012, Cultural studies: theory and practice, 4th ed, Sage Publications Ltd, London

Hall, S, Evans, J & Nixon S 2013, Representation, 2nd, Sage Publications Ltd, London

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Participant Observation Report 750 words 20% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 45% N/A
Review Essay 1250 words 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Comm, International Studies & Languages

Degrees this course is offered in

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