Australian Society and Culture

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Australian Society and Culture

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Australian Culture, Pacific Studies, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Australian Society and Culture combines literary and cultural studies, political analysis and history. It provides a context through which students can acquire knowledge about Australian institutions and traditions, particularly since 1901.
    Learning Outcomes
    Upon completion of this unit, students will:
    1. demonstrate knowledge of change over time in contemporary Australia
    2. express articulate informed opinions on contemporary Australian society and culture
    3. apply historiographical methodologies to the resolution of problems and research questions
    4. appreciate the influences shaping society and culture in Australia
    5. acquire an enhanced understanding of the values of other cultures

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.