Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Australian Politics and Active CitizenshipWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102738.1

Discipline: STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
David Burchell


Equivalent Units
100958 - Australia and the World, 700130 - Australia and the World (WSTC), 700294 - Australian Politics and Active Citizenship (WSTC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
We live in an increasingly interconnected world where international trade, foreign policy, digital communication and flows of migrants and cultures across borders appear to undermine the importance of national communities. Despite this, everyday life is still profoundly influenced by the decisions which national governments make and the powers they exercise. This unit introduces Australian political institutions, processes and contemporary issues. It traces democracy beyond Parliamentary representation to encompass active citizenship, through which public opinion is formed and expressed. Students will identify key political issues in contemporary Australia, understand how political institutions respond, and develop the skills to contribute to public debates.


Courses
1519.8Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)CURRENT
1651.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
1652.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1658.5Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
1692.7Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1706.1Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.2Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1707.4Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
1708.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CURRENT
1739.4Bachelor of International Studies (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1807.2Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1810.1Bachelor of Languages and LinguisticsCURRENT
1813.2Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation Studies) (exit only)CURRENT
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1820.2Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1822.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1823.4Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
2537.12Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2758.5Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

KT1000.1PsychologyCURRENT




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