Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity.
You will be introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters both historical and contemporary, to Asian studies, and to Australia's neighbours and closest relationships. In addition, you will begin to develop an awareness of how identities in the region have formed in interaction. You will become familiar with the breadth of study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and learn how various disciplines approach the same topic from different perspectives
|Unit name||Understanding this Region|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|
Dr Graham Wood
Staff from the School of Humanities
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090399|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On Campus: 1 hour web-based recorded lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week.
Off Campus: 1 hour web-based recorded lecture and 1 hour web-based discussion list participation per week
Online Quizzes (3 x 10%) (total 30%)
Short written assignments (40%)
Short report (500 words) (30%)
(Pass or Fail only - ungraded pass).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Booktopia textbook links
- Hobart, Semester 1
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Launceston, Semester 1
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Cradle Coast, Semester 1
- Cradle Coast, Semester 2
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