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Australia and the World

Undergraduate | GRF-AUS211 | 2024

Previously GRF-AUS21

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Australia and the World

About this subject

  • This subject aims to challenge commonly held ideas and beliefs about Australian history and society. In doing so, you are expected to develop skills in working with primary documents and in discriminating between different interpretations of Australia’s past.

    After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Critique the different perspectives on the major developments in Australian cultural, social and political history when defining national identity, the formation of national structures and institutions.
    2. Critically analyze the forces of change that have seen Australia develop into a multicultural society.
    3. Present your analysis of debates on Australian history to peers.
    4. Source, organize, critically evaluate and interpret information from valid academic references to construct and support an argument.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-AUS21 (Not currently available)


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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