Specialisation

Key Program - Humanities

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KP1000.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


The Key Program in Humanities consists of an 80 credit point major and 40 credit point sub-major. The 80 credit point major must come from one of the following areas: Art History and Cinema Studies (available at Penrith only); Asian Studies and International Relations; Cultural and Social Analysis; English, Text and Writing; or History, Politics and Philosophy.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Jacqueline Millner
Penrith Campus Internal Dr David Burchell

Key Program Structure

The Humanities area major is made up of no less than one and no more than two Level 1 units and must include the designated Level 1 unit(s) for the major. The remaining 60 or 70 credit points is made up of Level 2 or 3 units.

Major areas of study

M1005 Art History and Cinema Studies
M1006 Asian Studies and International Relations
M1007 Cultural and Social Analysis
M1008 English, Text and Writing
M1009 History, Politics and Philosophy

Sub-major areas of study

The 40 credit point sub-major comes from a Humanities major other than the area chosen for the Key Program, with the exception of students who have chosen the Humanities major area Asian Studies and International Relations, or students who have chosen the major area in English, Text and Writing.

  • For students majoring in Asian Studies and International Relations, the Humanities submajor area may be replaced with a submajor in an Asian Language (Arabic, Japanese or Chinese).
  • For students majoring in English, Text and Writing, the Humanities submajor may be replaced by a submajor in English Linguistics

A Humanities sub-major must be made up of no more than one Level 1 unit with the remaining 30 credit points made up of Level 2 or 3 units, or 40 credit points at Level 2 or 3. For those students majoring in Asian Studies and International Relations a submajor in Asian languages must have no more than 20 credit points made up of Level 1 study.

SM1001 Art History and Cinema Studies
SM1002 Asian Studies and International Relations
SM1003 Cultural and Social Analysis
SM1004 English, Text and Writing
SM1005 History, Politics and Philosophy

Additional sub-major options for students majoring in Asian Studies and International Relations

SM1008 Arabic
SM1006 Chinese
SM1007 Japanese

Additional sub-major option for students majoring in English, Text and Writing

SM1009 English Linguistics

Recommended full-time sequence

For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Dean''s Scholars) refer to the recommended sequence within the course page for this course.

Level 1, 2 and 3 units within this degree program are generally worth 10 credit points.

Year 1

Autumn session

BA core unit

BA core unit

Key Program major unit

Elective unit

Spring session

BA core unit

BA core unit

Key Program major or sub-major unit or elective unit

Elective unit

Year 2

Autumn session

Key Program major unit

Key Program major unit

Key Program sub-major unit

Elective unit

Spring session

Key Program major unit

Key Program major unit

Key Program sub-major unit

Elective unit

Year 3

Autumn session

Key Program major unit

Key Program major unit or elective unit

Key Program sub-major unit

Elective unit

Spring session

Key Program major unit

Key Program major unit or elective unit

Key Program sub-major unit or elective unit

Elective unit

Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

Business Sustainability Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

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