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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Arts component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered byNational Centre for Australian Studies
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences
School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland, Peninsula

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • The sequence of units and units available differ between campuses. Refer to the individual campus entries below. There are only selected units offered at Caulfield and Peninsula campuses so students will need to travel to Clayton to complete a major.

Description

The interdisciplinary nature of Australian studies provides students the opportunity to undertake units from a range of disciplines within the school, enabling them to develop a broad understanding of Australian cultures, lifestyles and societies.

Units

Clayton and Caulfield

First-year level

Students studying a sequence in Australian studies must complete two units (12 points) from the following:

  • ATS1250 Cross cultural interactions on the colonial frontier
  • ATS1256 Out of empire: Australia in the world
  • ATS1257 Democracy and nation
  • ATS1258 Cultural tourism
  • ATS1259 Australian idol: Exploring contemporary Australia
  • ATS1260 Sport and society in Australia
  • ATS1301 Australian physical environments: Evolution, status and management
  • ATS1353 Australian politics and government
  • ATS1365 Introduction to sociology I
  • ATS1366 Introduction to sociology II
  • ATS1920 Study Australia: Learning about the country and learning study skills
  • VSA1010 Contemporary visual culture

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a minor or major in Australian studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from the units listed below
  • a major requires completion of a further six units (36 points) from the units listed below. A minimum of three units must be taken at third-year level.

Units include:

* Taught in Prato, Italy.

** This unit cannot be included in an arts double degree course. Further, non-arts units are prohibited for students fulfilling a core arts requirement, for example, non-arts units cannot count towards the 96-point arts core necessary to qualify for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Gippsland

First-year level

Students studying a sequence in Australian studies must complete the following two units (12 points):

  • ATS1277 Media studies
  • ATS1251 Introducation to Australian Indigenous studies

Second/Third-year level

Students studying a in Australian studies must have completed the first-year sequence. In addition:

  • a minor requires completion of a further two units (12 points) from the units listed below

Units include:

Peninsula

The following unit is available:

  • ATS2391/ATS3391 A world of sport: Culture, communities and communication

Relevant courses

Diplomas

  • 2327 Diploma in Liberal Arts

Bachelors

Single degrees

  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts
  • 3914 Bachelor of Arts (Criminal Justice)
  • 3907 Bachelor of Arts (English Language)
  • 3910 Bachelor of Arts (Global)
  • 4077 Bachelor of Arts (International)
  • 1366 Bachelor of Arts (Languages)
  • 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Professional Communication)
  • 1712 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • 3920 Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)
  • 1638 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program
  • 4073 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 1719 Bachelor of Behavioural Science
  • 2476 Bachelor of Communication
  • 1731 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 4042 Bachelor of Journalism
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 1144 Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • 1275 Bachelor of Professional Communication
  • 4086 Bachelor of Social Science

Double degrees

  • 3277 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4098 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
  • 0550 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • 0553 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)
  • 0555 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • 0556 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • 0542 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0170 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Economics
  • 1541 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • 1641 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • 0080 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
  • 3054 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music
  • 0530 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
  • 3426 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work
  • 0002 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology
  • 3779 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts
  • 4097 Bachelor of Arts Scholars Program and Bachelor of Commerce Scholars Program
  • 1807 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 1806 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 4208 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Education
  • 4089 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences and Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts
  • 4403 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 3537 Bachelor of Arts (Global) and Bachelor of Science
  • 1798 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling
  • 1941 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication
  • 4075 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling and Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)
  • 4076 Bachelor of Community Welfare and Counselling and Diploma of Disability
  • 0116 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4616 Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4426 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Business
  • 4425 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4069 Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Science
  • 3281 Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering and Bachelor of Arts