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AUST11-103: Australia: Surviving Colonialism and Beyond

Description

This subject provides you with an insight into Australia's rich and diverse past and how it has shaped the country, the nation and its people. The first half of the subject introduces the people who occupied a land that, for millennia, eluded European imagination. You will learn about Australian Indigenous social networks, belief systems and cultural practices and, examine the impacts of British settlement on the continent's first inhabitants. The second half of the subject discusses the nature of the colonial society established by the British on the continent and the contribution of diverse groups to the emergence of colonial politics, identity, and the nation. The subject concludes by considering the extent and nature of progress that has occurred during human habitation of the continent.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: AUST11-103
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • International Relations, Politics, and Arts
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Identify, analyse, evaluate and communicate broad and coherent knowledge of Australian history from Indigenous occupancy to the present day. 2. Independently and in teams, generate and transmit insights related to Indigenous and colonial Australian histories, aimed at helping to develop solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems. 3. Apply knowledge and understanding of Indigenous and colonial Australian histories to professional work and/or further learning, demonstrating well-developed judgement and responsibility.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022