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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 3014

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013566

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To critically examine Australian government policies in relation to nationalism, cultural identity and the politics of representation.

Course content

Students will demonstrate and apply their knowledge to critically engage in and examine discussion and analysis of immigration, multiculturalism and the refugee policy, the history of the ‘white’ Australia policy, the social construction of whiteness and representations of whiteness in contemporary Australia, the media and national identity, racism and the media, anti-discrimination and anti-vilification legislation, fear and the politics of representation, Australia and Asian relations.

Textbook(s)

Barker, Chris and Emma Jane, 2016, Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice, 5th, Sage,, London

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

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Learnonline site) 2 hours x 10 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
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Report 1000 words 20% N/A
Literature Review 1500 words 35% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Report 1000 words 20% N/A
Literature Review 1500 words 35% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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

Ms Julie Cartlidge
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School of Creative Industries

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