Australian Studies 5B

Subject 102-506 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular supervision throughout the semester
Total Time Commitment: Total of 8.5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Admission to the postgraduate diploma of fourth-year honours in Australian studies and permission of the subject coordinator.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Fay Anderson


Fay Anderson
Subject Overview: This is a directed reading seminar on public culture that is driven by the research interest of both the students and the staff. Details of the programs being offered will be available in the Australian Centre.
Assessment: Written work totaling 5000 words 100%.
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • demonstrate a specialist understanding of the focus on public culture, that is developed in the seminar. Where appropriate they will have contributed to the articulaton of key examples in historical research and utilized the appropriate theoretical concepts for understanding the new formations in contemporary culture. Students should show a capacity for an advanced level of analysis in relation to the issues being studied, and show an awareness of the latest research direction in the particular field of the seminar.
Related Course(s): M.A.Australian Studies (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)

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