Comments about Graduate Certificate in Australian Studies - On Campus - Bedford Park - South Australia
The course aims to: * provide students with the opportunity to specialise in an area of professional interest or expertise in Australian education, Australian tourism, Australian humanities, Australian social sciences, or Australian Indigenous/Aboriginal studies; * potentially serve as a bridging course for students who wish to develop postgraduate thesis proposals in Australian Studies; * encourage interdisciplinary analysis of contemporary issues in Australian society and culture with a variety of outcomes; * connect, where relevant, specialised socio-cultural investigations into Australian life with industry and/or institutional practices. Learning outcomes Upon graduating, students will: * have acquired a range of advanced, long-term transferable skills relevant to their intended professions and careers; * be equipped to enter the workforce and forge careers as skilled and knowledgeable professionals.
Applicants must normally hold an approved degree, diploma or equivalent qualification, although the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature. Candidature must be approved by the Head of Faculty or nominee.
Graduate Certificate in Australian Studies
The Graduate Certificate in Australian Studies is an 18-unit program offered by the Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology on a fee-paying basis.
PROGRAM OF STUDY [November, 2008]
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Australian Studies, a student must complete 18 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, comprising:
* the 6-unit core topic AUST3999 Issues for Australians 2; and
* 12 units of elective topics.
Electives may be selected from:
* the Bachelor of Arts major sequences topics listed below (which will be set and assessed at a level and standard appropriate to the graduate certificate);
* special topics available in that year.
Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.
Intending candidates should discuss their options with the Chair of the Program or the Australian Studies coordinator.
Except with permission of the Faculty Board:
* a student may not include a topic which repeats work previously undertaken;
* the program must be completed within six consecutive semesters.
BACHELOR OF ARTS AUSTRALIAN STUDIES MAJOR SEQUENCE
Indigenous Australian Archaeology
Historical Archaeology of Australia
Cultural Heritage Management
Australian Maritime Archaeology
Underwater and Coastal Archaeology
Indigenous Heritage Management
Indigenous Archaeology Field School
Ethnoarchaeology in Aboriginal Australia
Rock Art Field School
Australian Languages: Issues and Debates
Indigenous Australian Art Today
Travelling Australia: A Cultural Guide
Reconciliation and Indigenous Knowledges
Cultural Theory: Australian Perspectives
Sex, Gender and Media
Australian Languages: More Issues and Debates
Crime and Society
Australian Environmental Change
Themes in Australian Social History
Maps and Dreams: Aboriginal/Colonial Encounters in Australian History
Australian Environmental Histories
Destination Australia: Immigration History
Settling in Australia: The Italian, Greek and French Experience
Italians in Australia
Australian Foreign Policy
Researching Juvenile Crime
Gender, Law and Society
Access to Justice in Australia
Law and Urban Change: The Impact of Built Heritage
Cultural Heritage and the Law
Language, Culture and Communication
Applied Linguistics: Research Methods
Special Topic in Modern Greek Culture
Australian Government and Public Policy
Australian Politics: Parties, Voters and Elections
Indigenous People and Politics
Sociology of Intimacy
Culture and Society
Contemporary Social Problems
Business and Society in Australia
Sex, Gender and Identities in Australia
Gender in Australian Culture
Media and Cultural Identities: Gender, Race and Sexuality
Sex, Gender and the Law
Sexualities: Perspectives, Pleasures, Politics
Indigenous Women's Voices: Race, Gender and Colonialism
Women and Creativity